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Japan-South Korea rift

Moon demands Japan drop South Korea export controls

Abe calls for talks between the nations' trade authorities to settle the issue

SEOUL -- In a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday, South Korean President Moon Jae-in demanded that Japan drop controls on exports to its neighbor.

In their first official talks in 15 months, Abe and Moon met for about 45 minutes in the southern Chinese city of Chengdu. They earlier held a trilateral meeting with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang.

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