China Proposes Venue for Summit with Japan, S. Korea

Politics

Bangkok, Nov. 4 (Jiji Press)--Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said Monday he hopes that a summit among the country, Japan and South Korea planned for November in China will take place in Chengdu, the capital of the inland province of Sichuan.

He made the remark at a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in a Bangkok suburb.

Abe sought China's positive responses to the issues of Japanese people detained in the country and its import restrictions on Japanese food, introduced after the March 2011 triple meltdown at Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc.'s <9501> tsunami-stricken Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power station in northeastern Japan.

Abe and Li are visiting Thailand to take part in a series of summits related to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations.

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