Top diplomats from Japan and China meet in South Korea ahead of 3-way regional talks

AP -- Nov 26

Top diplomats from Japan and China met for bilateral talks Saturday as they try to resolve disputes including China's ban on Japanese seafood that has badly hit Japanese exporters.

Japanese Foreign Minister Yoko Kamikawa and her Chinese counterpart, Wang Yi, met in South Korea's southern port city of Busan. They will join their host, Park Jin, for three-way talks on Sunday.

Kamikawa, who took office in September and met with Wang in person for the first time, said their meeting was “extremely meaningful." She said they had agreed to start security and economic meetings, but gave no details.

The Japanese and Chinese leaders met 10 days ago in San Francisco, on the sidelines of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation summit and achieved a vague agreement on easing a dispute over China's ban on Japanese seafood that has been in place since the tsunami-hit Fukushima nuclear power plant began discharging treated radioactive wastewater into the sea on Aug. 24. ...continue reading

Nov 26 (ANNnewsCH) - 上川外務大臣は中国の王毅外相と会談し、日本産水産物の輸入規制の即時撤廃を求めました。処理水を巡る問題に両氏は対話による解決を見いだしていくことで一致しました。  ...continue reading

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