BEIJING, Jan. 10 (Xinhuanet) -- Chinese Foreign
Ministry Spokesman Kong Quan said here Tuesday that he hoped the Japanese media
would play a positive role in enhancing mutual understanding between the general
public of the two countries.
Kong made the remarks at a regular press conference on Tuesday afternoon.
Kong said Japan's resident media in Beijing have done
a lot in comprehensive reporting of everything happened in China, and confirmed
the media's coverage of China's positive attitude toward the development of
friendly and cooperative relations between the two countries.
He said the media are playing a very important role
in increasing mutual understanding and trust between the people in China and
But he pointed out that some Japanese media are keen
on playing up the friction and problems emerging from the currently troubled
The media should think more of the overall prospect
of China-Japan relationship and not play up events that undermine the bilateral
ties between the two countries, he said. Enditem