The foreign ministers of Japan and South Korea are believed to have discussed Seoul's decision to maintain a bilateral intelligence-sharing pact, known as GSOMIA.
Japan's Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi and his South Korean counterpart Kang Kyung-wha met in the central Japanese city of Nagoya on Saturday afternoon on the sidelines of a G20 foreign ministerial meeting.
The defense ministers of Japan and South Korea are meeting in Thailand, as an intelligence-sharing pact between the two countries is due to expire next Saturday.
It is the first time since Taro Kono assumed his post that he is sitting down with Jeong Kyeong-doo. The two are in Bangkok for a meeting for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations and its dialogue partners.
The prime ministers of Japan and South Korea are set to meet on Thursday morning amid strained relations between the two countries. Lee Nak-yon says he will deliver a personal letter from his country's president to Shinzo Abe.
Abe has been holding talks with dozens of key world figures who came to Tokyo for Emperor Naruhito's enthronement ceremony on Tuesday. He plans to meet Lee and other leaders on Thursday morning.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to meet key world figures who have been invited to attend Tuesday's enthronement ceremony for Emperor Naruhito.
Guests from more than 170 countries, territories and international organizations are scheduled to take part in Tuesday's ceremony when Emperor Naruhito will declare his accession to the throne.
The Emperor and the Empress took part in the opening ceremony of the National Sports Festival of Japan in Ibaraki Prefecture, north of Tokyo, on Saturday.
The couple was received by Ibaraki Governor Kazuhiko Oigawa at Katsuta Station, where they arrived on a special train used exclusively by members of the Imperial family.
Arrangements are being made for a meeting between Pope Francis and a former Japanese death row inmate during the pontiff's visit to Japan in November.
Iwao Hakamada was sentenced to death for the murder of a family of four in 1966, but was later freed after spending decades behind bars. The 83-year-old has been claiming his innocence and seeking a retrial.
Japan's Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako have invited leaders who attended the Tokyo International Conference on African Development, or TICAD, to a tea party at the Imperial Palace.
Leaders and their spouses from more than 30 African nations attended the event following the three-day conference on Friday.