Passengers exit a train station located near Taipei 101 Tower (centre, in distance) and Nan Shan Tower (right, in distance) in Taipei. Photo: AFP

Tokyo and Taipei to hold trade talks in wake of controversial referendum result to maintain import ban on Japanese food

  • Voters on the self-ruled island want to maintain a ban on imports of Japanese food from areas affected by fallout from the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster
  • Japan has vented over the development, with a top government spokesman calling it ‘extremely disappointing’
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Passengers exit a train station located near Taipei 101 Tower (centre, in distance) and Nan Shan Tower (right, in distance) in Taipei. Photo: AFP
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