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Japan and Russia agreed Friday to reduce each other’s fishing quotas in their respective exclusive economic waters in 2001 by 30 percent from this year, the Fisheries Agency said.

Under the agreement, reached in bilateral talks held since Dec. 4 in Tokyo, the two countries will each be able to catch 51,657 tons, down from 72,000 tons, the ministry said.

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