Neighbors join hands

Source:Reuters Published: 2016/9/24 0:48:39

Sports ministers from neighboring countries South Korea, China and Japan held talks to build a platform to ensure the success of upcoming Olympic Games in the region.

The three countries will host the next three Olympic Games in Northeast Asia - Pyeongchang hosts the 2018 Winter Games, Tokyo will stage the 2020 Summer Games and the 2022 Winter Games will be held in Beijing.

After the two-day meeting between the Asian nations, South Korean sports minister Cho Yoon-sun announced the "Pyeongchang Declaration," under which the countries agreed to expand their sports exchange and cooperation, and sought their counterparts' expertise to ensure the smooth running of the Games.

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