Sino-Japanese cooperation discussed
The Belt and Road Initiative can become an “experimental field” for China and Japan to achieve mutually beneficial cooperation and common development, President Xi Jinping said on May 16 at a meeting in Beijing with a representative of the Japanese government, Liberal Democratic Party Secretary-General Toshihiro Nikai. Japan is welcome to talk with China about cooperation within the framework of the initiative, Xi said. China and Japan, both being major economies, have common interests in promoting economic globalization and promoting free trade, Xi said. Nikai expressed his gratitude to Xi for the meeting, congratulated him on China’s success in holding the forum, and said Japan and China need to cooperate.