Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, left, pictured with his Japanese counterpart, Toshimitsu Motegi, before a meeting in Tokyo last year. Photo: AP
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, left, pictured with his Japanese counterpart, Toshimitsu Motegi, before a meeting in Tokyo last year. Photo: AP
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China’s Wang Yi heads to Tokyo to ‘test the waters’ with Japan PM Yoshihide Suga

  • Beijing wants to assess if Japan’s new leader shares ex-PM Shinzo Abe’s position on containing China, analysts say
  • Wang Yi’s Tokyo trip comes as Japanese perceptions of China decline but survey respondents from both sides want to build better bilateral ties

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, left, pictured with his Japanese counterpart, Toshimitsu Motegi, before a meeting in Tokyo last year. Photo: AP
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, left, pictured with his Japanese counterpart, Toshimitsu Motegi, before a meeting in Tokyo last year. Photo: AP
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