China, Japan, South Korea Declare Cooperation Fully Restored

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  • Leaders of three nations pledge to tackle regional issues
  • Territorial and historical spats have hampered relations

South Korean President Park Geun-Hye poses with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang at the presidential Blue House.

Photographer: Handout/Getty Images

China, Japan and South Korea said their cooperation was “completely” restored after three years of strained ties and pledged to work collectively to respond to everything from slowing economic growth, to terrorism and the North Korean nuclear threat.

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