South Korea announced plans to compensate victims of Japan’s forced wartime labor, aiming to end a “vicious cycle” in the Asian powers’ relations. Japan and the United States immediately welcomed the announcement. Seoul and Tokyo ramped up security cooperation in the face of growing threats from Kim Jong Un’s North Korea, which is expanding its nuclear weapons program in defiance of UN sanctions.

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