South Korea's Yoon wants to mend Japan ties, but experts say it won't be easy

South Korea's president-elect Yoon Suk-yeol (left) shakes hands with Japanese PM Fumio Kishida in Tokyo on April 26, 2022. PHOTO: REUTERS
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SEOUL - South Korea's President-elect Yoon Suk-yeol, who will take office in May, has pledged to improve strained ties with Japan.

He sent a delegation to Tokyo earlier this week to emphasise the need to strengthen cooperation between the two neighbouring countries and resolve pending bilateral issues through dialogue.

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