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Japan, Central Asian states affirm coronavirus response cooperation

  • August 12, 2020
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei
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Nikkei wrote that during a videoconference on Tuesday, Foreign Minister Motegi told his counterparts from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan that Japan will provide health and medical equipment, including x-ray scanners, worth about 2 billion yen ($18 million) to help them combat the new coronavirus. Motegi reportedly told the five Central Asian nations that Japan will play the role of a catalyst for the open and stable development of Central Asian countries. Yomiuri ran a similar report.

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