North Korea joins South Korean protest over Japan’s ‘Rising Sun’ flag

FILE PHOTO: Sailors lower the Japanese naval ensign at a flag lowering ceremony on the deck of Japanese helicopter carrier Kaga anchored near Jakarta Port ahead of its departure for naval drills in the Indian Ocean, Indonesia September 21, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

SEOUL (Reuters) – Japan should refrain from flying the “Rising Sun” flag on a warship in a fleet review planned in South Korea next week, a North Korean propaganda website said on Friday, joining South Koreans in the latest spat over the countries’ colonial history. Relations between the neighbours and Japan have long been strained […]

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