Meeting Between Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida and China-Japan Friendship Association Chairman Tang Jiaxuan
September 26, 2016
On Monday, September 26, commencing at around 5:15 p.m. for approximately 40 minutes, Mr. Fumio Kishida, Minister for Foreign Affairs, held a meeting with Mr. Tang Jiaxuan, Chairman of the China-Japan Friendship Association. Key points are as follows. to Japan and spoke favorably about the role of private-sector interaction between Japan and China, including the “Tokyo-Beijing Forum”. He also noted Japan expects to deepen the bilateral relationship through expanding positive aspects and managing the areas of concern appropriately, and to enhance dialogue, cooperation,
2. In response, Chairman Tang mentioned the growing importance of the Japan-China relationship and China’s ongoing commitment to its basic stance of putting importance to the Japan-China relationship and seeking improvements. He also expressed his hope in improving the relationship with a sense of responsibility and awareness of crisis management.