Japan, Canada Confirm Cooperation on G-20 Summit

Politics

Ottawa, April 28 (Jiji Press)--Japan and Canada on Sunday confirmed their cooperation in bringing the Group of 20 summit in Osaka, western Japan, in late June to a successful conclusion.

At a meeting in Ottawa, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe asked his Canadian counterpart, Justin Trudeau, for cooperation on the G-20 summit. Trudeau promised to extend full support.

The two leaders also agreed to aim for a G-20 agreement on measures to address marine plastic pollution.

Trudeau expressed concern about two Canadians detained in China. Abe said it is necessary to resolve the issue in accordance with law.

At a joint news conference, Abe said he is closely watching the related developments.

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