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Alan Romberg quoted in Arirang News on Japan-Korea relations

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Washington welcomed a possible indication of improving Korea-Japan ties.

Korean President Park Geun-hye and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe both expressed hope for better relations at separate ceremonies marking the 50th anniversary of normalization of diplomatic ties hosted by each other’s embassies on Monday.

“We more gladly welcome efforts to improve bilateral relationship between Japan and Korea.”

The view was echoed by many American experts.
Previous spokesman for the U.S. State Department Alan Romberg said the two leaders are heading towards mending frayed relations.

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