• Kyodo


Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda and leaders of three Pacific island countries agreed Tuesday to cooperate for the success of a Japan-Pacific island nations’ summit this weekend in Okinawa.

Noda met separately with Micronesian President Emanuel Mori, Palau President Johnson Toribiong and Samoan Prime Minister Tuilaepa Lupesoliai Sailele Malielegaoi. All are in Japan to attend the two-day summit of Japan and the Pacific Islands Forum in the city of Nago, which starts Friday.

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