Government ministries agreed Friday to prepare for possible terrorist attacks and offer security information to the public as things continue to heat up in Iraq.

Senior officials of 17 ministries and agencies, including Chief Cabinet Secretary Yasuo Fukuda, met to discuss possible security and economic problems in the wake of the U.S.-led war on Iraq.

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