• Kyodo News


Foreign Minister Katsuya Okada will visit Shanghai on Monday and Tuesday to attend talks with his Chinese and South Korean counterparts, the Foreign Ministry said Friday.

The trilateral foreign ministerial meeting is aimed at laying the groundwork for the upcoming trilateral leader summit in Beijing and for reaffirming cooperation among the three nations. Issues related to North Korea’s nuclear development program are likely to be touched on, a Foreign Ministry official said.

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