Japan Opposing South Korea Joining G7: Sources

TEHRAN ( Iran News ) – Japan has told the US it opposes a suggestion by US President Donald Trump to add Seoul to the G7 summit, diplomatic sources said, in a move likely to further chill already frozen ties with South Korea. The message, in which Tokyo claimed Seoul is out of lockstep with G7 members on Chinese and North Korean issues, was conveyed by a high-level Japanese government official immediately after Trump on May 30 broached the idea of inviting Australia, India, Russia, and South Korea to this year’s summit