• Kyodo


Prime Minister Yoshiro Mori and South Korean President Kim Dae Jung reconfirmed Wednesday that they will cooperate with the United States to urge North Korea to improve ties with all three of the countries, a Japanese government official said.

Mori and Kim, who met shortly before the opening of the annual summit of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum, reaffirmed the importance of the three exchanging information on North Korea, the official said.

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