Chinese President Xi Jinping’s acceptance of an invitation from Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (left) for a state visit to Japan was in itself telling – even a year ago, such a trip was unthinkable. Photo: EPA-EFE Chinese President Xi Jinping’s acceptance of an invitation from Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (left) for a state visit to Japan was in itself telling – even a year ago, such a trip was unthinkable. Photo: EPA-EFE
Chinese President Xi Jinping’s acceptance of an invitation from Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (left) for a state visit to Japan was in itself telling – even a year ago, such a trip was unthinkable. Photo: EPA-EFE
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After welcome thaw in relations, Xi Jinping and Shinzo Abe have much to do

  • Leaders of China and Japan share concerns about US unilateralism and protectionism, and agreed in Osaka to work together on a wide range of issues

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s acceptance of an invitation from Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (left) for a state visit to Japan was in itself telling – even a year ago, such a trip was unthinkable. Photo: EPA-EFE Chinese President Xi Jinping’s acceptance of an invitation from Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (left) for a state visit to Japan was in itself telling – even a year ago, such a trip was unthinkable. Photo: EPA-EFE
Chinese President Xi Jinping’s acceptance of an invitation from Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (left) for a state visit to Japan was in itself telling – even a year ago, such a trip was unthinkable. Photo: EPA-EFE
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