S Korea, China, Japan Make ‘Step Forward’ In Fight Against Air Pollution – Seoul

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – South Korea, China and Japan agreed on Friday to disclose the results of the joint research into cross-border air pollution, making significant progress in tackling the environmental problem, South Korean Environment Minister Kim Eun-kyung said.

“We agreed to fully disclose the outcome of the joint research on particle matters among Korea, Japan and China in the future, an issue on which the three countries had failed to agree. This is a very significant step forward,” Kim said in the follow-up to the two-day talks with Chinese and Japanese counterparts Li Ganjie and Masaharu Nakagawa”

South Korea, China and Japan began the research, proposed by Seoul, in 2013 and are expected to issue the report by the end of 2017.

 

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