Newsletter
Weather
Community
English home Forum Photo Gallery Features Newsletter Archive   About US Help Site Map
China
World
Opinion
Business
Sci-Edu
Culture/Life
Sports
Photos
 Services
- Newsletter
- Online Community
- China Biz Info
- News Archive
- Feedback
- Voices of Readers
- Weather Forecast
 RSS Feeds
- China 
- Business 
- World 
- Sci-Edu 
- Culture/Life 
- Sports 
- Photos 
- Most Popular 
- FM Briefings 
 Search
 About China
- China at a glance
- China in brief 2004
- Chinese history
- Constitution
- Laws & regulations
- CPC & state organs
- Ethnic minorities
- Selected Works of Deng Xiaoping
English websites of Chinese embassies




Home >> China
UPDATED: 17:40, September 27, 2006
Chinese premier sends congratulatory message to Japan's new PM
font size    

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao delivered congratulations to Shinzo Abe over his inauguration as Japan's new Prime Minister on Tuesday.

In a congratulatory message, Wen expressed his "heartfelt congratulations" to Abe.

China-Japan relations are in an "important historical period," Wen said.

"Based on the three political documents, to continuously develop the China-Japan good-neighborly, friendly and cooperative relationship not only conforms with the common interests of the two countries and the two peoples, but also benefits peace, stability and prosperity in the Asia-Pacific region, as well as the world as a whole," he said.

The three political documents -- the Sino-Japanese Joint Statement, the Peace and Friendship Treaty, and the Sino-Japanese Joint Declaration -- are the guiding principles for the development of China-Japanese relations.

"I am willing to work together with you [Abe] to make unremitting efforts" to push forward the development of China-Japan relations, Wen added.

Abe won a landslide victory in the ruling Liberal Democratic Party's presidential election on Sept. 20, and was elected new Prime Minister on Tuesday. He has pledged to improve relations with Japan's Asian neighbors.

After Abe's inauguration on Tuesday, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Qin Gang said that China hopes Japan's new leader to make efforts to improve and develop bilateral relations.

Qin said Japan knows very well the obstacles to the development of its relationship with China, urging Abe to meet his words with actions.

Source: Xinhua


Comments on the story Comment on the story Recommend to friends Tell a friend Print friendly Version Print friendly format Save to disk Save this


   Recommendation
- Text Version
- RSS Feeds
- China Forum
- Newsletter
- People's Comment
- Most Popular
 Related News
- Abe expresses willingness to "further develop" ties with China

- Chinese premier says China willing to develop friendly ties with Japan

- China's gates of peace are wide open for Abe

- Abe urged to keep his word and mend ties

- China urges Abe to make concrete efforts to improve Sino-Japanese relations

- Abe's attitude key to ties, expert says

- China criticises Japanese leader's shrine visit, no verification on Abe's visit to China

- Abe's "ambigious strategy" harms Sino-Japanese relations: Chinese scholar

Dic

Manufacturers, Exporters, Wholesalers - Global trade starts here.
Copyright by People's Daily Online, all rights reserved