• Kyodo


Japanese and Taiwanese officials will probably meet again as early as January to prepare for the reopening of formal talks on allowing Taiwanese boats to fish in disputed waters controlled by Japan in the East China Sea, Taiwanese Foreign Minister David Lin said Monday.

“Both sides will meet again, possibly in January or February next year,” Lin told a legislative committee. “Given goodwill on both sides, we hope to see something concrete reached during the second preparatory meeting, including the zoning of operating waters.”

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