April 21, 2021

South Korea warms up to Japan and hopes to see North Korea at the Tokyo Olympics

President Moon Jae-in says he’s “always” ready to talk with Japan and that the Olympics are a diplomatic “opportunity”

South Korean President Moon Jae-in has his eyes set on the upcoming Tokyo Summer Olympics as an opportunity to strike up another round of conversations with North Korea.

On the 102nd anniversary of South Korea’s mass movement against Japanese colonial rule, South Korean President Moon Jae-in gave a speech that appeared to extend an olive branch to Tokyo after relations between both countries suffered serious blows in recent years.