China’s top diplomat Yang Jiechi (left) told Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe he hopes for “healthy, stable” relations between the two countries. Photo: Kyodo

China, Japan must work together to defend global trade, party official says on trip to Tokyo

  • Politburo member Yang Jiechi tells Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe he hopes for ‘healthy, stable’ relations between the two nations
  • Sides confirm plans are being made for Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to Osaka for the G20 summit in June
Topic |   China-Japan relations

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China’s top diplomat Yang Jiechi (left) told Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe he hopes for “healthy, stable” relations between the two countries. Photo: Kyodo
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The Japanese flag flies at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on October to mark the visit of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to China. Photo: Kyodo

Chinese President Xi Jinping congratulates Japan’s new emperor as neighbours edge closer

  • Xi calls for ‘peaceful development’ as Reiwa era begins in Japan
  • Analysts see diplomacy as latest steps towards bringing an end to bitter rivalry
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The Japanese flag flies at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on October to mark the visit of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to China. Photo: Kyodo
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