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New Briefs: Technical Know-how

New Briefs: Technical Know-how

TOKYO (AP) - Japan and Singapore agreed May 17 to join in extending technological

know-how to developing nations, the Foreign Ministry said.

The agreement came after Singapore Prime Minister Goh Chok Tong and Japanese Prime

Minister Kiichi Miyazawa discussed ways of contributing to peace and economic development

in Asia, said a ministry official, speaking on condition of anonymity.

At a news conference, Goh said that if Japan independently withdraws its peacekeepers

from the U.N. Mission in Cambodia, it would signal that Tokyo no longer wants to

play an international role, Kyodo news service reported.

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