December 15, Li Zhanshu, chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress, held a video meeting with Japanese SpeakerRimori Oshima in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Photo by Ding Haitao, reporter of Xinhua News Agency
Xinhua News Agency, Beijing, December 15th – Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress, Li Zhanshu, held a video meeting with Japanese Speaker Rimori Oshima in the Great Hall of the People on the 15th.
Li Zhanshu said that China and Japan have a wide range of common interests and broad space for cooperation. After the establishment of Japan’s new government in September this year, President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Kan Yiwei made a call to plan for the future development of bilateral relations and clarify the direction.
China is willing to work with Japan, follow the strategic guidance of the leaders of the two countries, follow the principles of the four political documents of China and Japan and the spirit of the relevant consensus between the two sides, promote the stable operation of bilateral relations along the correct track of peace, friendship and win-win cooperation, strengthen coordination and response to global issues, and firmly safeguard multilateralism and free trade.
System, strive to build Sino-Japanese relations that meet the requirements of the new era, and inject more stability and positive energy into the region and the world.
Li Zhanshu pointed out that China and Japan support each other and work together to fight against the epidemic, which reflects the friendship of helping each other in the same boat.
Based on the normalization of epidemic prevention and control, the two sides should make overall plans to promote anti-epidemic and pragmatic cooperation, maintain the stability and smooth supply chain of the industrial chain of the two countries and regions, promote the accelerated economic and social recovery, and focus on the “post-epidemic” era to create new cooperation growth points.
Give full play to the advantages of profound cultural origin, seize important opportunities such as holding the Olympic Games of the two countries one after another next year, strengthen cultural exchanges in an all-round way, expand local cooperation, and consolidate the social and public opinion foundation of the relations between the two countries.
Li Zhanshu stressed that legislative exchanges are an important part of Sino-Japanese exchanges and play a special role in promoting the development of bilateral relations.
In recent years, friendly exchanges between the National People’s Congress of China and the Diet of Japan have maintained a good situation.
The two sides of the Greek side further strengthen the multi-level and regular contact and communication between leaders of the legislature, special committees, friendly groups, deputies to the National People’s Congress and parliamentarians, give full play to the role of the platform for regular exchange mechanisms, enhance mutual understanding, correctly guide domestic public opinion and public opinion, and create a good atmosphere for the development of Sino-Japanese relations.
Li Zhanshu reiterated China’s principled position on Diaoyu Islands and other issues.
Rimori Ōshima said that Japan and China support each other in the fight against the COVID-19 epidemic.
In the face of changes in the international situation and many common challenges such as fighting against the epidemic, we are willing to strengthen exchanges, including the legislative bodies of the two countries, engage in frank dialogue, promote practical cooperation in various fields, and continuously improve bilateral relations.