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Disaster management ministers from Japan, China and South Korea agreed Wednesday to strengthen cooperation on promoting a U.N. action plan adopted in March to respond to emergencies.

At a meeting held in Tokyo, Taro Kono, Japan’s minister for disaster management, Dou Yupei, China’s vice minister of civil affairs, and Lee Sung Ho, South Korea’s deputy minister of public safety and security, signed a joint statement vowing enhanced ties to promote the 15-year action plan.

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