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The Trilateral Cyber Dialogue

October 21, 2014

1. The Trilateral Cyber Dialogue among Japan, the People’s Republic of China, and the Republic of Korea was held in Beijing on October 21. Mr. Akira Kono, Ambassador in charge of Cyber Policy, and his Chinese and Korean counterparts, Mr. Fu Cong, Coordinator for Cyber Affairs and Mr. Choi Sung-Joo, Ambassador for International Security Affairs, attended the meeting as the heads of their respective delegations.

2. At this Dialogue, the three countries discussed the recent environment in the field of cyber affairs as well as the strategies and policies of each country on cyber issues. They also exchanged views on cyber-related efforts in the international processes such as the United Nations Group of Governmental Experts (UNGGE), and ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF).

3. The three countries also deepened understanding in each other’s policies and decided to pursue concrete collaboration projects through the discussion on future cooperation in the context of the trilateral partnership. Furthermore, they confirmed that the three countries continue to exchange in the area of cyber affairs on the diplomatic channel, taking in confederation keeping on the dialogue.

(* The foregoing is a provisional translation. The date indicated above denotes the date of issue of the original press release in Japanese.)
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