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Japan-Pacific islands summit to be held May 26-27 in Okinawa.

TOKYO, Oct. 21 Kyodo

A summit between Japan and members states of the Pacific Islands Forum will be held May 26-27 in Okinawa, Foreign Minister Nobutaka Machimura said Friday.

Participants in the fourth round of the summit are expected to discuss regional issues in the Pacific and relations between Japan and Pacific island countries, ministry officials said.

The Pacific Islands Forum groups Australia, the Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, the Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, New Zealand, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, the Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu.
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Date:Oct 24, 2005
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