November 25, 2020, local time, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiro Kan met with State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi, who was officially visiting Japan in Tokyo.
Wang Yi first conveyed President Xi Jinping’s message to Prime Minister Kan Yiwei and conveyed the cordial greetings of Chinese leaders. Wang Yi said that after the establishment of Japan’s new government, President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Kan Yiwei reached an important consensus on the continuous improvement of China-Japanese relations, achieved a smooth transition in bilateral relations, and clarified the development direction of China-Japanese relations in the next stage.
China-Japanese relations Wang Yi said that after years of efforts, China-Japanese relations have finally returned to normal, and both sides should cherish this hard-won situation.
In the next step, China is willing to work with Japan to build China-Japanese relations that meet the requirements of the new era, so that this goal can be implemented as soon as possible, blossom and bear fruit, benefit the people of the two countries, and lay a solid foundation for the 50th anniversary of the normalization of diplomatic relations between China and Japan in 2022.
First, we should establish real mutual trust, properly deal with sensitive issues, and promote all-round cooperation; second, we should promote regional cooperation, accelerate the construction of free trade zones, and jointly create a better future for Asia; third, we must jointly commit to the reform of the global governance system, promote globalization to a more open, inclusive and win-win direction, and undertake the international efforts of the two countries. Responsibility.
Kan Yiwei thanked President Xi Jinping for his important message and asked Wang Yi to convey his sincere greetings to the Chinese leaders. Kan Yiwei said that the development of stable Japan-China relations is not only very important for Japan and China, but also for the region and the international community, and is the common responsibility of the two countries.
Japan’s new cabinet attaches great importance to Japan-China relations and is willing to enhance mutual trust with China and jointly promote the stable development of bilateral relations.
Japan hope to strengthen cooperation with China to promote the successful hosting of the Tokyo Olympic Games and the Beijing Winter Olympics, and jointly celebrate the 50th anniversary of the normalization of diplomatic relations between Japan and China.
During the visit, Wang Yi also held talks with Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Shimogi, and met with Japanese friends such as Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Katsunobu Kato, former Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda and Liberal Democratic Party Secretary-General Toshihiro Nishihiro respectively.