China's State Councillor Yang Jiechi (left) shakes hands with Japan's National Security Council head Shotaro Yachi at the start of their talks in Tokyo on Tuesday. Photo: AFP China's State Councillor Yang Jiechi (left) shakes hands with Japan's National Security Council head Shotaro Yachi at the start of their talks in Tokyo on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
China's State Councillor Yang Jiechi (left) shakes hands with Japan's National Security Council head Shotaro Yachi at the start of their talks in Tokyo on Tuesday. Photo: AFP

China's top diplomat Yang Jiechi in Tokyo to pave way for summit with Japan

Yang is 'keen to develop friendly ties despite problems'

China's State Councillor Yang Jiechi (left) shakes hands with Japan's National Security Council head Shotaro Yachi at the start of their talks in Tokyo on Tuesday. Photo: AFP China's State Councillor Yang Jiechi (left) shakes hands with Japan's National Security Council head Shotaro Yachi at the start of their talks in Tokyo on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
China's State Councillor Yang Jiechi (left) shakes hands with Japan's National Security Council head Shotaro Yachi at the start of their talks in Tokyo on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
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