|Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao (4th L) attends the welcoming ceremony hosted by Japanese Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama in Tokyo, capital of Japan, May 31, 2010. (Xinhua/Pang Xinglei)
TOKYO, May 31 (Xinhua) -- Visiting Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao met on Monday morning with Japanese Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama to exchange views on bilateral relations and international and regional issues of common concern.
Wen arrived here on Sunday for an official visit to Japan. This was the first visit to Japan by a Chinese head of government since the Hatoyama cabinet was formed last September.
During his stay in Japan, Wen would also meet with Emperor Akihito and speakers of the Senate and House.
The two countries would sign agreements on food safety, energy conservation, environmental protection and e-commerce.
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