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A group of governors from Japan and South Korea met here Wednesday to exchange opinions on bilateral and local issues, despite the recent cooling of relations between the two countries.

Governors from Yamaguchi, Fukuoka, Saga and Nagasaki prefectures met with their counterparts from South Kyongsang, South Cholla and Cheju provinces. A vice mayor from Pusan in South Korea also participated in the session. The Japanese and South Korean regions face each other across the Sea of Japan.

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