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PacNet #78 – Body Language: A Sign of ROK-Japan Relations

At the APEC Economic Leaders Meeting in Bali earlier this month, there was no missing the cold atmosphere between ROK President Park Geun-hye and Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo. Their frosty interactions were like a scene from a Korean drama, especially when contrasted with the warmth shared between Park and Chinese leader Xi Jinping. The body language of the two leaders tells a lot about the current state of ROK-Japan relations.