The leaders of ROK, China, and Japan have met in Seoul to hold the Trilateral Summit for the first time in three years. ROK President Park Geun-hye, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met to hold joint talks and two-party summits from October 31 to November 2. The overall talks were assessed to be a crucial first step in restoring the cooperation between the three nations. The ROK-China relations were coined to be the closest in recent history, supported by the many events and promises for future cooperation in economic and security issues. However, the Chinese leader raised the history issues when with Japan and ROK followed suit by mentioning of “Comfort women” during the ROK-Japan summit.