June 20, 2021

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Inter-Korean “peace economy” could help South weather dispute with Japan: Moon

Comments come in response to an escalating trade row with Tokyo

South Korea could mitigate the impact of an ongoing dispute with Japan by establishing a “peace economy” based on inter-Korean economic cooperation, President Moon Jae-in said on Monday.

Speaking at a meeting with chief aides, Moon stressed the importance of economic cooperation between Seoul and Pyongyang as a means to overcome difficulties caused by an escalating trade dispute with Tokyo.