China and Japan yesterday agreed to start a new chapter in bilateral relations. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who is in Beijing for a three-day visit, witnessed the signing of more than a dozen cooperation documents at the Great Hall of the People.
The two sides also inked more than 500 deals worth US$2.6 billion (S$3.6 billion), and said they would find ways to better manage sensitive issues and play a constructive role in the region's peace and prosperity.
Mr Abe has invited Chinese President Xi Jinping to visit Tokyo, which a Japanese government spokesman said Mr Xi will "seriously consider".
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