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Moon calls on Japan to fight coronavirus together

South Korean leader marks anniversary of resistance to Japanese rule

South Korean President Moon Jae-in speaks March 1 at an event in Seoul to commemorate resistance against Japanese colonial rule.   © Yonhap/Kyodo

SEOUL -- South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Sunday urged Japan to work with his country to contain "the crisis," referring to the growing outbreak of the new coronavirus in a speech commemorating resistance to Japanese rule more than a century ago.

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