Chinese minister arrives in Japan – BBC News

From BBC News (photo: Chinese Foreign Minister Li Zhaoxing, via AFP):

Chinese Foreign Minister Li Zhaoxing has arrived in Japan for talks designed to help repair tense bilateral ties.

Mr Li’s visit will pave the way for Chinese PM Wen Jiabao’s trip in April.

Japan’s relations with China have been badly strained in recent years, but since Shinzo Abe took over as Japan’s PM, both sides have tried to mend ties.

This week’s breakthrough deal on North Korea’s nuclear programme, agreed during six-party talks in Beijing, is also likely to be on Mr Li’s agenda. [Full Text]

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