Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said in Tokyo on the evening of the 7th that he expects Japan-China relations to develop further in various fields.
Abe made the above remarks when attending the reception of Cheng Yonghua, the Chinese ambassador to Japan. In his speech, he pointed out that on May 1st, Japan, the new emperor was ushered in the order and the era. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China. He hopes that Japan and China will join hands to further strengthen the relations between the two countries in the political, economic and cultural fields. development of.
Abe said that on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the conclusion of the Japan-China Peace and Friendship Treaty last year, he and the Chinese leaders held several meetings. The two sides confirmed that Japan and China will turn from competition to coordination and mutual cooperation, and they will not pose a threat to each other and jointly safeguard free trade. He emphasized that the improvement of Japan-China relations is not only in the interests of the two countries and the two peoples, but also important for the stable development of the region and the world.
On that night, nearly 1,000 people including the former Japanese Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda, the Liberal Democratic Party’s second-ranking Jun Bo, the Komeito Party’s leader Yamaguchi Najin, and the Honorary President of the Japan Economic Association.