TOKYO, Japan, June 12 (NNN-XINHUA) – Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, said that, he looks forward to meeting with Chinese President, Xi Jinping, at the Group of 20 (G20) Osaka summit.
He said, he welcomes Xi to attend the upcoming G20 Osaka summit, to jointly promote its success and is ready to work with Xi, to jointly promote Japan-China relations.
Abe made the remarks when visited by China’s newly-appointed ambassador to Japan, Kong Xuanyou, at his official residence. Abe welcomed Kong’s assumption of office in Japan.
Kong said, he is keenly aware of the great responsibility and honour linked with his appointment, at the critical moment when China-Japan relations are undergoing improvement and development.
He said, during his tenure, he will make every effort to help build a China-Japan relationship that conforms to the new era, and that he hopes to get support from the Japanese government and all sectors of the Japanese society.
Kong also met with Japan’s Chief Cabinet Secretary, Yoshihide Suga.– NNN-XINHUA