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By: International Community Radio Taipei (ICRT)
The annual Taiwan-Japan maritime affairs cooperation talks will begin in Tokyo today.
This year’s talks are expected to cover such issues as marine resource conservation, marine scientific research, emergency and rescue operations and fishing rights in waters near the Okinotori Atoll.
Taiwan’s delegation includes the secretary-general of the Taiwan-Japan Relations Association, the Fisheries Agency, the Coast Guard Administration, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The delegation is reportedly seeking to sign a cooperation agreement aimed at reducing illegal fishing by Taiwanese fishermen. [FULL STORY]