China may try to maintain stable ties with Japan's new PM Kishida

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China is expected to try to maintain stable relations with Japan's administration under new Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, ahead of the country's major events such as the Beijing Olympics and the Communist Party's twice-a-decade congress. Chinese senior officials are closely watching whether Kishida's ruling Liberal Democratic Party will win in the upcoming House of Representatives election and ensure the longevity of his Cabinet, they said. Beijing has so far hoped that Kishida, a former foreign minister who was elected as new prime minister by parliament on Monday, will pursue a well-balanced...

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