NORWAY/JAPAN: Whale meat meeting agrees on export terms
A four-day meeting held this week in Oslo has seen Japan and Norway agree to begin joint preparations to trade in whale meat from next spring. Government officials and industry representatives from the two countries met for the first time on Sunday to discuss the terms for the shipment of whale meat to Japan. Delegates visited whale meat processing plants in Norway and agreed to standardise their respective databases on whale DNA to prevent smuggling.
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