Relations between Beijing and Tokyo are strained over Taiwan, the US-China divide and their territorial disputes and wartime history. Photo: Reuters
Relations between Beijing and Tokyo are strained over Taiwan, the US-China divide and their territorial disputes and wartime history. Photo: Reuters

China calls on Japan to ‘properly manage conflicts’ as they mark 50 years of ties

  • Chinese President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang exchange congratulatory letters with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida
  • But they didn’t attend receptions in Beijing and Tokyo on the anniversary, at a time when the relationship has grown more adversarial

Relations between Beijing and Tokyo are strained over Taiwan, the US-China divide and their territorial disputes and wartime history. Photo: Reuters
Relations between Beijing and Tokyo are strained over Taiwan, the US-China divide and their territorial disputes and wartime history. Photo: Reuters
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