Japan and China will hold another round of talks aimed at resolving a dispute over gas exploration rights in the East China Sea on July 8 and 9 in Beijing, the Foreign Ministry said Friday.

The announcement was made one day after Hideji Sugiyama, a vice minister at the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, and Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Wu Dawei agreed to resume the talks at a meeting in Beijing.

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