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
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

Topic |   Japan
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
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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