China-Japan-S Korea leaders meeting

Added On May 11, 2018

China, Japan and South Korea have reaffirmed their commitment to building an open world economy and vowed to further promote free trade.
The three sides made the pledge in a joint declaration in Tokyo on Wednesday.
The joint?declaration was issued after a meeting between Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and South Korean President Moon Jae-in.?
With their combined gross domestic production accounting for over 20 percent of the world's total, the three sides said they recognize the importance of free and open trade and investment to achieving growth, and remain committed to liberalizing their economies, fighting all forms of protectionism, and improving business environment.
The three nations said they will make greater efforts to realize a comprehensive, high-quality and mutually beneficial FTA.
The three sides also reaffirmed their countries' shared commitment to safeguarding peace and stability of the Korean Peninsula as well as Northeast Asia.
During his talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Chinese Premier?Li Keqiang called for joint efforts with Japan to keep up the positive momentum and bring bilateral ties back to the right track.
This year marks the 40th anniversary of the signing of the China-Japan Treaty of Peace and Friendship. 
Li said the treaty clearly stipulates that the two countries should develop a relationship of lasting peace and friendship.?