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Announcement of Japan-Republic of Korea Working-Level Meeting

December 27, 2018
Ministry of Defense

The original text is in Japanese.

Today, a working-level meeting between officials from Japan and the Republic of Korea (ROK) was held regarding the incident occurred on December 20th in which the ROK naval vessel directing its fire-control radar at a JMSDF patrol aircraft.

  • 1. Date
     11:00 AM, Thursday, December 27th, 2018
     (※)Video teleconference

  • 2. Departments in Attendance
     Japan: Mr. Hidehiro Ikematsu, Joint Staff Principle Councilor from the Ministry of Defense
     ROK: Major General Kim Jeong-yoo, Operations Director, Joint Chiefs of Staff

  • 3. Topic of Discussion
     Confirmation of facts regarding the incident etc.


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