Prime Minister's News Update
Sunday, November 28
Japan-China-Republic of Korea Summit Held
Prime Minister Keizo Obuchi, in Manila to attend the ASEAN + 3 summit (see preceding item), held a breakfast meeting with Premier Zhu Ronji of the People's Republic of China and President Kim Dae Jung of the Republic of Korea. The three leaders had a frank exchange of views, focusing primarily on economic issues. Later the Prime Minister expressd his belief that the discussions would imbue the process of dialogue and cooperation in Northeast Asia with renewed impetus.