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Foreign ministers of Japan, U.S, and five other nations hold videoconference on pandemic

  • May 12, 2020
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri
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Asahi and Yomiuri reported that the foreign ministers of Japan, the U.S., South Korea, Australia, and three other nations convened a videoconference on Monday on the COVID-19 outbreak. The participants reportedly agreed to exchange views and coordinate closely to stem the spread of the virus. Foreign Minister Motegi reportedly underscored the importance of launching a study into the global community’s response to the pandemic “from the standpoint of preventing the outbreak of infectious diseases.” He also called for increased sharing of relevant data and medical insights in a swifter and more transparent manner.      

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