• Kyodo


The culture ministers of Japan, China and South Korea on Friday adopted a declaration calling for the promotion of cultural exchanges among them despite tense Tokyo-Seoul ties due to trade and wartime labor issues.

The Incheon Declaration, endorsed at a ministerial meeting in the South Korean city, called for jointly holding cultural events during the 2020 Summer Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo and the Winter Games in Beijing in 2022.

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