China, Japan should remove political obstacles
Updated: 2006-07-29 09:47
China and Japan should work together to remove political obstacles
and put bilateral ties back on a normal track as soon as possible, Chinese State
Councilor Tang Jiaxuan said here Friday.
Tang made the remarks in a meeting with Akira Amari, director-general of the
Association of Dietmen League for Japan-China Friendship.
Tang spoke highly of the contribution made by the Association of Dietmen
League for Japan-China Friendship in promoting friendly cooperation between
China and Japan.
"The Chinese government and Chinese leaders always treat relations with Japan
from a strategic height and long-term perspective, and stick to a friendly
policy toward Japan," Tang said.
China is committed to China-Japan peaceful coexistence, long-term friendship,
mutually-beneficial cooperation and common development, Tang noted.
"Under the current situation, China and Japan should make joint efforts to
remove political obstacles affecting the development of China-Japan relations,
and put relations on a path of normal development," he said.
Tang hoped that the Association of the Dietmen League for Japan-China
Friendship will continue playing a positive role in improving and developing
Akira Amari is here on a visit to China as the guest of the China-Japan
Friendship Association. He came to China in March this year as a member of the
delegation of heads of seven Japan-China friendship