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Moon Jae-in

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South Korean president Moon Jae-in cancelled his Japan trip after reports that a Japanese diplomat described Moon’s efforts to improve the countries’ relations as’masturbating’

South Korean President Moon Jae-in will not visit Tokyo for the upcoming Olympics, his office said on Monday. His cancellation comes after the media reported that a Japanese diplomat described Moon's efforts to improve the countries' relations as "masturbating." Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga declined to comment on Moon's decision, but described the diplomat's remarks as "inappropriate." See more stories on Insider's business page. South Korean President Moon Jae-in will not visit Tokyo for the upcoming Olympics, his office said on Monday, scrapping plans for what would have been his first summit with Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga.T...