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?Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday urged South Korea to keep its promises afte
r Seoul decided to terminate a key intelligence-sharing pact between the two countries.狗亚APP入口龙凤女神会所
“Regrettably, South Korea is continuing to hurt relations of trust,”
狗亚APP入口龙凤Abe told reporters, adding that Seoul had also unilaterally carried out actions that run contra
ry to an accord inked between the two countries in 1965 aimed at settling an ongoing wartime labor dispute.
Separately, Japan’s Defense Minister Takeshi Iwaya said on Friday that the decision by South Korea was “d狗亚APP入口龙凤女神会所
isappointing” and that he believed that the present security environment had been “completely misread” by South Korea.
Iwaya added that Japan will continue to ask South Korea to “reconsider” its decision not to extend the General Security
of Military Information Agreement (GSOMIA) beyond its expiration in November.狗亚APP入口龙凤
His remarks came after Seoul said a day earlier that the intelligence-sharing pact will not be extended owing to Tokyo’s tightening o
f export controls on materials vital to the South Korean technology industry.
狗亚APP入口龙凤女神会所It has created a “grave change” in conditions for bila
teral security cooperation, Seoul said, as reported by local media.
Japan’s Foreign Ministry confirmed Friday that South Korea ha狗亚APP入口龙凤
s officially notified Tokyo that it will terminate the pact between both countries.
The GSOMIA pact between both sides, signed in 2016, has enabled the two neighbors to sha狗亚APP入口龙凤女神会所
re military information and has helped both sides to counter potential regional threats.