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Abe 'must change' to build ties

Updated: 2012-12-17 07:46
By Li Xiaokun and Zhang Yunbi in Beijing and Cai Hong in Tokyo ( China Daily)

New Japanese leader cannot risk harming economic links: experts

The Liberal Democratic Party of Japan's won an emphatic election victory, but tension with China will continue if party chief Shinzo Abe ditches pragmatism and follows his hawkish campaign rhetoric, experts said.

Immediately after his victory was confirmed, Abe promised improved ties with China at a news conference, Xinhua News Agency reported.

Abe 'must change' to build ties