• Kyodo


French Prime Minister Manuel Valls will visit Japan early next month to seek Tokyo’s cooperation toward a Paris conference on climate change later in the year, the French Foreign Ministry said Wednesday.

During his four-day trip from Oct. 2, Valls hopes to hold talks with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to discuss the prospects for the 21st session of the Conference of the Parties to the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change, or COP21, to be held from late November.

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