• Kyodo


As Chinese president in 1998, Jiang Zemin instructed diplomats to “continuously emphasize” with Japan the need to solve the countries’ differences over wartime history, according to a text of his speech published Thursday.

“After the war, a complete settlement of Japan’s militarism has yet to be achieved,” according to the text of the Aug. 28, 1998, speech he made at a meeting of Chinese diplomats posted overseas.

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