05 May 2017

News Story: Senior Chinese official calls for improving China-Japan relations

BEIJING, May 4 (Xinhua) -- Top Chinese political advisor Yu Zhengsheng called on a cross-party group of Japanese lawmakers here on Thursday to make continuous contributions to improvement of relations between the two countries.

Yu, chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, told the delegation of Japan-China Friendship Parliamentarians' Union that China has been always committed to a peaceful, friendly and cooperative relationship with Japan on the basis of the spirit of "taking history as a mirror and looking forward to the future."

The Japanese delegation was led by Masahiko Komura, Vice President of Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party.

The growth of China-Japan exchanges and cooperation in various fields has been hard-earned and should be cherished, Yu said, noting that this year marks the 45 anniversary of normalization of relations between the two countries.

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