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Monday, August 19, 2019, 17:56
Japanese, S. Korean foreign ministers to meet in Beijing
By Reuters
Monday, August 19, 2019, 17:56 By Reuters

This combo photo shows South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha and Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono. (PHOTOS / AFP)

TOKYO - Japan's foreign minister Taro Kono will meet his South Korean counterpart, Kang Kyung-wha, in Beijing on Wednesday, a Japanese foreign ministry official said on Monday, amid deteriorating relations between the two East Asian countries. 

The talks will come during a trip to Beijing from Tuesday until Thursday for a meeting with their Chinese counterpart Wang Yi, the first such trilateral gathering in three years. 

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