Japan's PM to head to China to discuss N. Korea

By ASSOCIATED PRESS
October 8, 2006 02:48

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user uxperience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew, Ivrit
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Repor
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later Don't show it again

Japan's new Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is set to fly to China on Sunday in an attempt to mend tattered ties between the Asian giants and discuss North Korea's threats to conduct a nuclear test, a move which Beijing and Tokyo have warned would have serious repercussions. Abe - elected prime minister just two weeks ago - put the visit to China atop his diplomatic agenda because of a deepening rift over former Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi's visits to a Tokyo war shrine and festering territorial disputes. After meeting with Chinese leaders, Abe is scheduled to fly to South Korea for similar talks on Monday. It will be the first summit between Japan and China since Koizumi met Jiang Zemin in October 2001 and the first full-fledged state visit, with a formal welcoming ceremony, since 1999. Japan's last summit with South Korea was in June last year.

Related Content

UK Labour MP calls Jeremy Corbyn ‘racist’, ‘antisemite’ over party’s new antisemitism definition, Ju
July 19, 2018
UK Labour MP calls Jeremy Corbyn ‘racist’ and ‘antisemite'

By ILANIT CHERNICK