China’s top diplomat Yang Jiechi took part in a high-level political dialogue with Takeo Akiba, secretary general of Japan’s National Security Secretariat, in Tianjin, north China, on August 17. Photo: Xinhua
China’s top diplomat Yang Jiechi took part in a high-level political dialogue with Takeo Akiba, secretary general of Japan’s National Security Secretariat, in Tianjin, north China, on August 17. Photo: Xinhua

China and Japan agree more talks needed to manage tensions

  • Politburo member Yang Jiechi meets Japanese national security adviser Takeo Akiba for first senior political dialogue between the two nations since 2020
  • Akiba expresses concerns about Chinese missiles falling into Japan’s exclusive economic zone during recent drills around Taiwan

China’s top diplomat Yang Jiechi took part in a high-level political dialogue with Takeo Akiba, secretary general of Japan’s National Security Secretariat, in Tianjin, north China, on August 17. Photo: Xinhua
China’s top diplomat Yang Jiechi took part in a high-level political dialogue with Takeo Akiba, secretary general of Japan’s National Security Secretariat, in Tianjin, north China, on August 17. Photo: Xinhua
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