Abe, China's Wang Discuss Planned Japan Visit by Xi

Politics

Tokyo, Nov. 25 (Jiji Press)--Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and visiting Chinese State Councillor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi discussed on Monday a planned visit to Japan by Chinese President Xi Jinping.

"We would like to advance cooperation to make a state visit to Japan by President Xi expected for next spring a meaningful one fit for the new era" of Japan-China relations, Abe told Wang at their meeting held at the prime minister's office in Tokyo, while touching on a trilateral summit among Japan, China and South Korea slated for late next month in China.

Wang said that the three-way-summit will also be an important opportunity of high-level interaction between China and Japan.

Abe stressed the importance for a free and open Hong Kong to prosper under the one country, two systems policy. Wang reiterated China's stance of upholding the policy.

Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga also had a discussion with Wang at the prime minister's office.

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