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Japan-South Korea rift

Japan-South Korea storm clouds Moon's decision on Olympic visit

Canceled talks during G-7 impede repair of frayed ties

A crucial meeting between Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, left, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in during the G-7 leaders' summit in Cornwall did not take place as planned. (Source photos by Koji Uema and Getty Images)

TOKYO -- Ahead of the mid-June G-7 leaders' summit in Cornwall, England, the Japanese and South Korean governments arranged for Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga and President Moon Jae-in -- who had been invited as a guest -- to meet.

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