* Date : 2020-09-16
Yoshihide Suga has set himself in a commanding position to succeed Shinzo Abe as Japan’s prime minister. Suga is set to become the first prime minister after seven years and eight months of Abe’s tenure. The dynamics of the ongoing South Korea-Japan relations are likely to stay the same, given that Suga commented on continuing the foreign policy of his predecessor. We bring in experts to discuss how South Korea should prepare to deal with Japan under the new leadership and how the bilateral ties would unfold moving forward.