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Japan-South Korea rift

Japanese sentiment on South Korea sinks to 41-year low

Public opinion remains low on relations with Chinese, high toward US

South Koreans participate in an anti-Japan demonstration outside the Japanese Embassy in Seoul in August.

TOKYO -- The growing animosity between Seoul and Tokyo has chilled public sentiment to a 41-year low in Japan, where only about one-quarter of individuals feel close to South Korea, a Cabinet Office survey released Friday shows.

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