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A metal panel flew off a Japanese government plane Thursday while it was en route from Tokyo to Hokkaido, the Air Self-Defense Force said.

The ministry, however, said it would not seek to renegotiate the deal. Under the deal, Japan apologized again and promised 1 billion yen ($8.99 million) for a fund to help the women.

He said South Korea's two-track approach of separating history from politics does not seem to be working, as Japan is likely to feel betrayed by Seoul. "Japan should accept the truth, make a heartfelt apology to victims".

He added that the two countries are now in consultations about an agreement on a tourist visa program that would include the right to work, a so-called working holiday agreement much in the way of the arrangement Estonia already has in place with Australia. "It is a universal principle that bilateral agreements are followed", Mr Abe said yesterday. Japan has strongly maintained that the 2015 deal was* an official apology, and that the issue has been settled by the landmark agreement. "We can not accept South Korea's unilateral demands for additional measures". Following Moon's remarks, the Japanese government reportedly filed a formal protest with the South Korean Embassy in Tokyo. Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary later played down the report, saying it was not yet decided. They have agreed to step up pressure on North Korea over its nuclear and missile development program.

"In theory, historical issues can be separated from security issues, but in reality, it cannot", Kim told The Korea Herald. "It is also important to deal with Korea's relationship with Japan carefully".

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But in recent years, more and more foreign visitors are venturing away from traditional tourist hubs like the capital and the ancient city of Kyoto, and going further afield, rather than buying gadgets to bring home, industry experts say.

"I don't think Korea-Japan ties will get worse".

But it said it would no longer use Japanese money to compensate the survivors. They have demanded the deal be invalidated, saying the government did not consult with them in advance and Japan's apology was not honest.

"This issue can not be resolved through a give-and-take deal between governments struck over the victims' head", he said.

Moon had lambasted the agreement on the campaign trail and was elected president in May after Park was impeached and jailed over a massive corruption scandal.

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