Kishida Offers Condolences on Death of Ex-China Pres. Jiang Zemin

Politics

Tokyo, Nov. 30 (Jiji Press)--Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on Wednesday offered his condolences to the Chinese government and the people of China over the death of former Chinese President Jiang Zemin.

In a message of condolence sent to sitting President Xi Jinping, Kishida mentioned Jiang's visit to Japan in 1998, which was the first official visit to the country by a Chinese president.

Kishida noted that the late Chinese leader not only promoted economic reform to contribute to his country's development but also played an important role in Japan-China relations.

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