Japan and South Korea reached a basic fisheries agreement Friday, with Tokyo offering Seoul the same quota of saury next year as this year in waters off northeastern Japan, the Fisheries Agency said.

The agreement, at a meeting in Seoul, will allow South Korean fishing boats to catch 9,000 tons of saury in Japan’s 200-nautical-mile exclusive economic zone off the Sanriku coastal area, the agency said.

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