CHINA Xi congratulates Naruhito on succession as Japan's new emperor

CHINA

Xi congratulates Naruhito on succession as Japan's new emperor

Xinhua

00:04, May 02, 2019

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BEIJING, May 1 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday congratulated Japan's new Emperor Naruhito on his succession to the throne.

In a congratulatory message, Xi said China and Japan are close neighbors with a long history of friendship. The two countries should make joint efforts to promote peace and development and work towards a bright future for bilateral ties, he added.

Also on Wednesday, Xi conveyed greetings and good wishes to Akihito, father of the new emperor, in a separate message following his abdication.


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