A solution to the Seoul-Tokyo history war exists

A diplomatic crisis was started by a court ruling on World War II forced labor. But Japanese money to settle the issue is already in Korean hands

November 2, 2018 1:31 PM (UTC+8)
Japan's Foreign Minister Taro Kono answers questions at the Foreign Ministry in Tokyo on October 31, 2018, after a South Korean court ruling ordering Japanese firm Nippon Steel to pay compensation for wartime forced labor on October 30. Photo: AFP/Kazuhiro Nogi
Japan's Foreign Minister Taro Kono answers questions at the Foreign Ministry in Tokyo on October 31, 2018, after a South Korean court ruling ordering Japanese firm Nippon Steel to pay compensation for wartime forced labor on October 30. Photo: AFP/Kazuhiro Nogi