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Japanese, S. Korean defense ministers to meet

01-04-2011 15:29 BJT Special Report:Tension Soars on Korean Peninsula |

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South Korean officials have announced that the country's defense minister will meet with his Japanese counterpart in Seoul next week.

The talks are expected to cover boosting military ties. But there are no plans for Japan and South Korea, to sign a joint statement on security cooperation when the two defense ministers meet.

Other issues expected to be discussed include will be common national security challenges, defense exchanges and cooperation.

The DPRK's nuclear program and the tensions on the Korean peninsula are also likely to be raised.

 

 

 

Editor:Zhang Pengfei |Source: CNTV.CN

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