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The agreement was reached during the eighth round of high-level consultations on maritime affairs between various government departments from the two countries, held from December 5-6 in Shanghai, Xinhua news agency reported.
They agreed to expand information exchanges to jointly crack down on transnational crimes such as smuggling and drug trafficking.
The two sides pledged to cooperate more in maritime search and rescue, as well as marine geology. They agreed to hold a meeting of experts to discuss marine garbage in 2018.
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