Japan, China, South Korea foreign ministers to meet August 23-24

August 22, 2016 7:02 AM

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TOKYO/SEOUL Foreign ministers from Japan, China and South Korea will meet in Tokyo on Aug. 23 and 24 to exchange views on cooperation and regional and international issues, the Japanese and South Korean foreign ministries said on Monday.

A senior Japanese foreign ministry official said last month that Japan was considering hosting the annual trilateral meeting in late August, but a flare-up in Sino-Japanese tensions had stoked worries that the meeting may not take place.

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