Foreign Ministry Spokesperson’s Remarks on the Resignation of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
Beijing, August 29. Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Zhao Lijian answered reporters’ questions on the 29th on the announcement of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s resignation.
A reporter asked: Recently,Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced his resignation due to health reasons.What’s China’s comment on Prime Minister Abe’s performance in China-Japan
relations?What are your expectations for its successor?
Zhao Lijian said,In recent years,China-Japan relations are back on track and have made new developments,The leaders of the two countries reached an important consensus on promoting the construction of Sino-Japanese relations that meet the requirements of the new era.China expresses positive comments on Prime Minister Abe’s important efforts to this end.At the same time wish him a speedy recovery.
”We are willing to work with Japan,Continue to abide by the principles and spirit of the four political documents of China and Japan,Continue to deepen cooperation in fighting the epidemic and economic and social development,Promote the continuous improvement and development of China-Japan relations.”Zhao Lijian said.