Chinese President Xi Jinping (right) and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shake hands at the start of their talks in Osaka in June 2019. Photo: EPA-EFEChinese President Xi Jinping (right) and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shake hands at the start of their talks in Osaka in June 2019. Photo: EPA-EFE
Chinese President Xi Jinping (right) and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shake hands at the start of their talks in Osaka in June 2019. Photo: EPA-EFE

Japan unlikely to fix date soon for delayed state visit by China’s Xi Jinping

  • Bilateral ties complicated by Beijing’s tightening grip on Hong Kong and tensions with Washington – Tokyo’s key ally
  • Trip originally slated for spring was postponed because of coronavirus pandemic
Topic |   Xi Jinping
Chinese President Xi Jinping (right) and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shake hands at the start of their talks in Osaka in June 2019. Photo: EPA-EFEChinese President Xi Jinping (right) and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shake hands at the start of their talks in Osaka in June 2019. Photo: EPA-EFE
Chinese President Xi Jinping (right) and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shake hands at the start of their talks in Osaka in June 2019. Photo: EPA-EFE
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