China's ambassador to Japan Cheng Yonghua (left) is surrounded by reporters after he met with Japan's vice-Foreign Minister Akitaka Saiki in Tokyo on Thursday. Photo: AFP China's ambassador to Japan Cheng Yonghua (left) is surrounded by reporters after he met with Japan's vice-Foreign Minister Akitaka Saiki in Tokyo on Thursday. Photo: AFP
China's ambassador to Japan Cheng Yonghua (left) is surrounded by reporters after he met with Japan's vice-Foreign Minister Akitaka Saiki in Tokyo on Thursday. Photo: AFP

Beijing ‘seriously condemns’ Japan PM’s war shrine visit

Beijing has protested against a visit to the controversial Yasukuni war memorial by Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

China's ambassador to Japan Cheng Yonghua (left) is surrounded by reporters after he met with Japan's vice-Foreign Minister Akitaka Saiki in Tokyo on Thursday. Photo: AFP China's ambassador to Japan Cheng Yonghua (left) is surrounded by reporters after he met with Japan's vice-Foreign Minister Akitaka Saiki in Tokyo on Thursday. Photo: AFP
China's ambassador to Japan Cheng Yonghua (left) is surrounded by reporters after he met with Japan's vice-Foreign Minister Akitaka Saiki in Tokyo on Thursday. Photo: AFP
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