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Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi answers questions during a press conference held by the Second Session of the 11th National People's Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, March 7, 2009. (Xinhua Photo)
BEIJING, March 7 (Xinhua) -- China, Japan and the Republic of Korea should enhance exchanges and cooperation and make due contribution to help Asia out in face of the global financial crisis, said Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi here Saturday.
Yang made the remarks at a press conference on the sidelines of the annual session of China's parliament.
Yang noted that "trade among China, Japan and ROK is bigger than that among Britain, France and Germany. Moreover, the three countries are close neighbors sharing a strong historical bond in culture."
The foreign minister said the tripartite summit of China, Japan and ROK that was held in Japan last year was a "great success," while China will do what it can to be a good host for this year's summit.
Foreign ministers of China, Japan
meet, stressing bilateral ties
BEIJING, Feb. 28
(Xinhua) -- Foreign ministers of China and Japan held talks on Saturday about
how to improve bilateral ties and work together on regional issues.
"The Chinese government highly values the relations with Japan. Let's take
your visit as an opportunity to step up bilateral relations and communication on
important regional issues," Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi said.
China, ROK agree to advance bilateral
BEIJING, Feb. 24 (Xinhua) -- The
foreign ministers of China and the Republic of Korea (ROK) Thursday agreed to
push forward relations between the two countries.
Yu Myung Hwan, Foreign Affairs and Trade Minister of the ROK, was in Beijing
on a working visit to China on Tuesday and Wednesday at the invitation of
Chinese counterpart Yang Jiechi.