• Kyodo


Japan, China and South Korea agreed at a ministerial meeting in Kobe on Saturday to cooperate more in preparing for typhoons, earthquakes and other major disasters.

The ministerial meeting, which was the first of its kind, was attended by Seiji Maehara, state minister in charge of disaster prevention, Luo Pingfei, China’s vice minister of civil affairs, and Park Yeon Soo, administrator of South Korea’s National Emergency Management Agency.

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