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Foreign Minister Koichiro Genba left Tuesday for Washington to discuss North Korea, Iran and other major global issues with his counterparts from the Group of Eight countries.

A two-day meeting of the ministers from Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia and the United States will begin with a working lunch Wednesday, just ahead of the five-day window that North Korea has set to launch what it claims is an observation satellite on a long-range rocket.

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