S. Korea, Japan end 1st round of talks on trade row, agree to meet again

meanwhile South Korea and Japan have
decided to meet again to hold talks on their trade dispute after the first
round of talks ended without tangible results during their first meeting in
Geneva on Friday the two sides discussed South Korea’s complaint with the WTO
over Japan’s export curbs against Seoul but agreed that further consultations
are necessary the two sides are expected to return to the negotiating table
before November 10th as negotiations are only valid 60 days after the complaint
was first issued to the WTO Hall’s complaint accuses Tokyo of violating a
set of international trade rules including one that bans regulations on
export volumes unless the products have a serious impact on national security
Japan meanwhile claims the regulations were necessary blaming Seoul’s lacks
control system on the trade of sensitive goods

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