Japan yesterday called for summit talks between Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Chinese President Xi Jinping during a regional meeting in Beijing later this year, as diplomatic tensions sour relations between the neighbors.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has played down recent tensions with neighbour China, saying the countries were “inextricably linked” and his door was always open for dialogue.
By Kristine Angeli Sabillo
Malacañang said the government spent P8.8 million for President Benigno Aquino III’s one-day trip to Japan on Tuesday.
US President Barack Obama was all about business even at a special sushi dinner in Tokyo, which Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe wanted to use as a bonding opportunity, reports said on Saturday.
As negotiations falter, President Barack Obama is rejecting suggestions that an Asia-Pacific trade deal is in danger and says the United States and Japan must take bold steps to overcome differences that are threatening completion of the cornerstone of his strategic rebalance to the region.