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
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
Xi Jinping

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

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
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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