Japan eyes trilateral talks with China, South Korea in February: Kyodo

... and South Korea about holding a trilateral summit in Tokyo in February aimed at deepening cooperation on such issues as a free trade deal, the environment and counter-terrorism, Kyodo news agency reported on Saturday. Disagreements over North Korea ... ( read original story ...)

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