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FM spokesman responds to reports of China-Japan leaders' meeting

(Xinhua) Updated: 2014-11-07 18:42

BEIJING - Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Qin Gang on Friday called on the Japanese side to create an "enabling environment" for the contact of the leaders of the two countries.

Qin made the remarks when taking a question on Japanese reports saying that the leaders will meet during the APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting in Beijing slated for Nov. 10-11.

He said that China's stance has been very clear on the issue of China-Japan leaders' meeting.

"We hope that the Japanese side can continue to make efforts to meet China halfway and take concrete actions to improve the bilateral ties, so as to create an enabling environment for the contact of the leaders of the two countries," he said.

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