At the forefront of shorts video made by the president’s office, “The Buck Stops Here’ come on the scene.The president’s office tried to stress that the solution is president’s responsible decisionto resolve the strained Korea-Japan relationship over the past five years.
Further, the president’s office disclosed President Yoon's remarks, which emphasized that the solution to Korea-Japan relation is a promise to the people and a decision for the future, along with ‘shorts video.’
President Yoon asked the State Council members for policy support, saying, "We have made it clear from the beginning that it is urgent to resolve the issue of forced mobilization as soon as possible and promote exchanges in the economic, security, and culture sectors between Korea and Japan."
A total of 10 countries and international organizations, including Japan, the United States, the EU, the United Kingdom, Germany, Canada, Australia, Norway, Finland and the United Nations, have expressed their support.
U.S. President Joe Biden said, "The announcement of Korea and Japan has opened a new chapter in groundbreaking cooperation and partnership between the two closest allies of the U.S.," followed by support from U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Menendez and Republican Secretary James Risch.
The UN also announced in its official position, "UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres welcomes recent positive exchanges and future-oriented dialogue between Korea and Japan."
The Yoon government said they will do their best by communicating closely with the victims to sincerely explain the announcement and listen to the victims' opinions. They will also strive to ensure the actual rights of victims and develop future-oriented relations between Korea and Japan, while continuing follow-up measures to ensure that solutions supported by the international community can be successfully implemented.