Japan's Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida (above) will meet his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi in Beijing on Saturday. Photo: AFP Japan's Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida (above) will meet his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi in Beijing on Saturday. Photo: AFP
Japan's Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida (above) will meet his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi in Beijing on Saturday. Photo: AFP

Beijing aims to head off criticism from Tokyo over activities in disputed waters, observers say

China doesn’t want issue to derail upcoming visit by Japanese envoy, they say

Topic |   China-Japan relations
Japan's Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida (above) will meet his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi in Beijing on Saturday. Photo: AFP Japan's Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida (above) will meet his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi in Beijing on Saturday. Photo: AFP
Japan's Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida (above) will meet his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi in Beijing on Saturday. Photo: AFP
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