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Japan, China vice ministers to hold island talks: report

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Japanese and Chinese vice ministers will hold talks soon in a bid to resolve a bitter row over disputed islands that has severely damaged ties between the Asian giants, a report said. 

The disputed islands known as Senkaku in Japan and Diaoyu in China in the East China Sea, pictured in 2010. Japanese and Chinese vice ministers will hold talks soon in a bid to resolve a bitter row over disputed islands that has severely damaged ties between the Asian giants, a report said.

Senior officials from the Japanese and Chinese foreign ministries agreed at a meeting in Tokyo on Thursday that the discussions would take place, Japan's Kyodo news agency reported, citing the Japanese foreign ministry.

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