China, South Korea vow help in Japan recovery

TOKYO – China, Japan and South Korea agreed to boost cooperation in disaster preparedness and nuclear power safety among other topics at a trilateral summit held here Sunday.

In a joint declaration issued after the summit between Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao, Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan and South Korean President Lee Myung-bak, the three Asian nations said they will deepen future-oriented, comprehensive cooperation, also as part of the efforts to help Japan recover from the earthquake disaster.

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They agreed to cooperate in disaster preparedness and ensuring nuclear power safety, while Japan promises to share with China, South Korea and the rest of the world lessons learned from the disaster-triggered crisis at a nuclear plant in Fukushima.

At the outset of the summit Sunday morning, the leaders expressed condolences to victims of the March 11 earthquake and tsunami in Japan by observing a minute of silence.  Read more:

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