(From BBC Monitoring International Reports)
Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap
Seoul, 23 October: The environment ministers of South Korea, China and Japan ended a two-day meeting in Seoul on Sunday [23 October] after agreeing to work out joint measures against hazardous yellow dust storms.
The yellow dust storms, which carry sand and industrial pollution, originate from the Gobi Desert in the Chinese-Mongolian border region and, driven by strong spring winds, affects regions as far west as Japan.
"The three nations have reconfirmed that they are in the same ecological community," South Korean Environment Minister …