Taiwan and Japan to hold maritime cooperation talks in Tokyo this week

The Japan Times 
Date: DEC 25, 2018

Okinotorishima island, located some 1,700 kilometers south of Tokyo | KYODO

TAIPEI – Taiwan and Japan are scheduled to hold a third round of talks in Tokyo this week to discuss maritime cooperation, including fishing near Okinotorishima island — regarded by Japan as its southernmost territory.

Officials who spoke on condition of anonymity said recently that the two-day talks are scheduled to begin Thursday.

Sources familiar with the talks said Taiwan hopes to forge a cooperation agreement to help reduce illegal fishing by Taiwanese fishermen.    [FULL  STORY]

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