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Taiwanese leader announces launch of maritime dialogue with Japan

  • October 7, 2016
  • , Yomiuri
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20161007 morning1Yomiuri front-paged an interview with Taiwanese President Tsai in Taipei on Thursday, during which she said that bilateral “maritime cooperation dialogue” with Tokyo will be held later this month. She said the issue of Taiwanese fishermen’s access to the vicinity of Japan’s southernmost island of Okinotorishima will be taken up in the talks. Tsai also expressed hope for broader economic cooperation with Japan by saying that the Taiwanese economy has been “excessively dependent” on mainland China.

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