S. Korean Ambassador Summoned By Japanese Govt Following Seizure of Company Assets

TOKYO, Japan, Jan 9 - South Korean Ambassador to Japan Lee Su-hoon speaks to reporters at the Japanese foreign ministry in Tokyo on Wednesday. The Japanese government summoned him to protest a court decision to seize assets of a Japanese company in South Korea. Last year, South Korea's Supreme Court ordered Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal to pay compensation to four South Koreans for their forced labor and unpaid work during World War II. Korea was under Japan's colonisation from 1910-45. Photo courtesy of Yonhap

Last Updated: 2019-01-09

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