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Kishida, Yoon jointly visit cenotaph to Korean atomic bomb victims

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Very good initiative all about respect.

10 ( +14 / -4 )

Good momentum!! Go Korea and Japan!!

10 ( +13 / -3 )

Nice gestures, but I think in two years time the South Koreans will be after compensation for WW2 damage and Kishida will be back at Yasukuni praying for the souls of those who inflicting said damage.

-8 ( +3 / -11 )

um why Japan only pays respect to nuked victims while making it overly exaggerated and what about all the other who took a bullet for Japan during WW2?

-11 ( +5 / -16 )

apanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol

Hats off to both men. It's long passed time for leaders and nations to find ways to move on from old conflicts, and try to find more ways to ensure peace now and also ensure peace remains going forward.

8 ( +11 / -3 )

I believe that the President of South Korea also has Korean victims of the atomic bombing, so I would like to ask him to provide memorial services and compensation for those victims.

However, since it was the United States that dropped the atomic bomb, please make a claim to the United States, not Japan.

Because the victims of the atomic bombing are not recruited workers, they are just migrant workers.

It is usual to exaggerate the damage caused by the Japanese military during World War II, but the only ones to complain about are China and South Korea, who are always conducting anti-Japanese education.

I would like to see evidence other than unsubstantiated testimony.

1 ( +11 / -10 )

shrieks from CCP

Xinnie the Poo: Oh noes! We can't let these 2 countries get closer! We must divide and conquer by generating hatred towards each other.

On another note: Well done to PM Kishida & PM Yoon. We really need this sort of leadership.

5 ( +9 / -4 )

Outstanding work by these guys, I'm loving their mutual efforts to re-energise the relationship between the two countries. Great statesmanship.

6 ( +10 / -4 )

The little fat boy North of the DMZ can be thanked for all of this loving/let’s bury the hatchet that’s now joining the two nations together.

7 ( +8 / -1 )

This is an intelligent step from Kishida, the gesture do not directly antagonize the nationalist faction of the government and still aligns with the South Korean intentions, the "bad guy" in this case would be the US, but done with proper care this is not even an issue.

-4 ( +3 / -7 )

It is indeed a moment to ponder the future for both Japan and South Korea with confidence.

If it was for the political opposition parties, who will stop at nothing to undermine and create instability by getting to South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol, through first lady Kim Keon Hee.

What’s all the fuss about first lady?

https://www.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20220904000105

9 ( +10 / -1 )

And Biden had the nuclear football right beside him to launch a nuclear against Russian,right beside him only feet's from Kishida,how fitting an ending

-6 ( +0 / -6 )

Wow. Never imagined that would happen.

8 ( +9 / -1 )

These gestures are simply mandated by the playbook.

Many more to come.

1 ( +1 / -0 )

Yoon and Kishida are off to a good start. Let's hope these positive, forward-looking steps continue. No doubt there'll be many who try to thwart their efforts as usual, but this rapprochement is good news.

2 ( +2 / -0 )

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