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Norway, Japan agree to hold talks on bilateral agreement in science and technology.

NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-27 March 2001-Norway, Japan agree to hold talks on bilateral agreement in science and technology(C)1994-2001 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.m2.com

Norway and Japan have reportedly agreed to hold talks on concluding a bilateral agreement for co-operation in science and technology.

The Norwegian Minister Thorbjorn Jagland and his Japanese counterpart Yohei Kono reached the agreement today (27 March) at the Japanese Foreign Ministry in Tokyo, Kyodo News reported.

The talks are likely to cover joint research, exchanging research findings and other kinds of co-operation between research institutions of Norway and Japan in fields such as the environment and fisheries, said a Japanese ministry official.

Jagland and Kono did not set a date for the beginning of negotiations.

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