S. Korea, Japan hold working-level talks on trade, history row SEOUL. KAZINFORM South Korea and Japan held working-level talks in San Francisco on Monday (U.S. time) on the ongoing row over wartime history and trade, as their top diplomats gathered there for trilateral talks with the United States, the foreign ministry said.
Rouhani arrives in Tokyo, 1st Iran president Japan visit since 2000 TOKYO. KAZINFORM Iranian President Hassan Rouhani arrived in Tokyo on Friday for a meeting with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, becoming the first Iranian leader to visit Japan in nearly two decades amid a persisting standoff with the United States.
S. Korea, Japan begin high-level talks over trade war SEOUL. KAZINFORM South Korea and Japan started high-level talks in Tokyo on Monday as the first step to seek a breakthrough in settling their monthslong trade row that undermines bilateral economic ties and potentially disturbs international supply chains.
Two suspects arrested for planning to attack French president: media PARIS. KAZINFORM - Two men close to the ultra-right were indicted for «terrorist criminal conspiracy» and placed in pre-trial detention, as part of the investigation of a bombing project against French President Emmanuel Macron, reported Franceinfo, a French domestic rolling news channel, on Saturday.
Chileans to vote on new constitution after weeks of unrest SANTIAGO. KAZINFORM - An agreement reached between Chilean government officials and the opposition to hold a referendum on a new constitution aims to bring an end to weeks of unrest and opens up a path to bring about a new social model in the country.
Moon, Abe hold 11-minute separate 'conversation' in Bangkok BANGKOK. KAZINFORM South Korean President Moon Jae-in and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed Monday to resolve a trade fight and other pending issues between the two sides through dialogue, Cheong Wa Dae said, as the leaders had their first official one-on-one «conversation» in more than a year.