China, Japan ruling parties hold meeting on promoting ties

Added On December 27, 2017

FUZHOU, Dec. 26 (Xinhua) -- Senior members of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and Japan's ruling coalition, formed by the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) and its coalition partner, Komeito, met in east China's Fujian Province from Dec. 25 to 26 to convene the seventh meeting of China-Japan ruling party exchanges mechanism.
The representatives discussed politics, the economy and people-to-people exchanges.
Song Tao, head of the International Department of the CPC Central Committee, said that ruling parties of the two countries should implement the important consensus reached by the two leaders, cement mutual political trust, properly handle the differences, enhance cooperation and reinforce people-to-people exchanges, so as to improve bilateral relationship and promote the ties to develop in a sound way.
Secretary general of the LDP Toshihiro Nikai, secretary general of Komeito Yoshihisa Inoue, and Sadayuki Sakakibara, chairman of the Japan Business Federation (Keidanren), agreed that the meeting was of great significance in advancing mutual political trust and helping improve bilateral ties.

The Japanese representatives said that they are ready to work with the Chinese side to strengthen cooperation and exchanges, so as to accumulate favorable conditions for the improvement of bilateral relationship.