• Kyodo

  • SHARE

Japan and the Philippines plan to hold their first ministerial security talks online later this month, apparently aimed at bolstering cooperation in countering China’s increasing maritime assertiveness in the South and East China seas, diplomatic sources said Wednesday.

The Philippines will be the ninth country with which Japan has held so-called two-plus-two talks, which involve the countries’ foreign and defense ministers, and only the second Southeast Asian country to do so.

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.

SUBSCRIBE NOW

PHOTO GALLERY (CLICK TO ENLARGE)