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* Date : 2020-09-02
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced on August 28th his official resignation over his health issues. The right-wing politician was behind Japan’s trade curbs on South Korea in response to the Seoul court’s ruling over wartime forced labor victims, which sparked a prolonging bilateral trade spat. The Japanese political landscape is ahead of a significant change with Abe, the nation’s longest-serving prime minister, abruptly stepping down from the leadership. We bring in experts to discuss how his resignation would affect South Korea amid the heightened bilateral conflict with Japan.