Japan's Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi will hold a video conference meeting with his counterparts in the Mekong states. Photo: EPA-EFE Japan's Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi will hold a video conference meeting with his counterparts in the Mekong states. Photo: EPA-EFE
Japan's Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi will hold a video conference meeting with his counterparts in the Mekong states. Photo: EPA-EFE
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Japan resumes meeting with 5 Mekong countries after suspending it due to Myanmar coup

  • Analysts say Tokyo’s focus is to nurture closer economic cooperation with Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam to counter China’s rise
  • The annual meeting, which was postponed following the February coup, will also cover Covid-19 support and territorial disputes in the South China Sea

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Japan's Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi will hold a video conference meeting with his counterparts in the Mekong states. Photo: EPA-EFE Japan's Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi will hold a video conference meeting with his counterparts in the Mekong states. Photo: EPA-EFE
Japan's Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi will hold a video conference meeting with his counterparts in the Mekong states. Photo: EPA-EFE
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