The China Post
Date: November 1, 2016
By: Joseph Yeh
TAIPEI, Taiwan — Taiwan and Japan conducted the first-ever dialogue on maritime
affairs in Tokyo on Monday, during which they discussed issues including whether Taiwanese fishermen may operate freely in Okinotori, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said.
They were reportedly unable to reach an agreement on fishing rights.
Delegations from the two sides exchanged views on three topics during the meeting: fisheries cooperation, emergency relief operations at sea and marine scientific research, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said in a statement.
According to MOFA, the Taiwanese delegation was headed by Chiou I-jen (邱義仁), chairman of the Association of East Asian Relations (AEAR, 亞東關係協會). [FULL STORY][