Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (left) meets Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing in December. Xi’s state visit to Japan has been postponed. Photo: APJapanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (left) meets Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing in December. Xi’s state visit to Japan has been postponed. Photo: AP
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (left) meets Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing in December. Xi’s state visit to Japan has been postponed. Photo: AP

Xi Jinping’s state visit to Japan postponed as coronavirus casts shadow over China’s agenda

  • It had been scheduled for early April but two nations agreed it should take place at a better time, according to Tokyo
  • Beijing says they will keep in close communication about timing of the long-awaited trip

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (left) meets Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing in December. Xi’s state visit to Japan has been postponed. Photo: APJapanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (left) meets Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing in December. Xi’s state visit to Japan has been postponed. Photo: AP
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (left) meets Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing in December. Xi’s state visit to Japan has been postponed. Photo: AP
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