• Kyodo News


Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda and visiting Chinese President Hu Jintao have agreed to continue to hold talks and cooperate over human rights issues, including the situation in Tibet, a Foreign Ministry official said Thursday.

The agreement on human rights talks is contained in a joint press statement issued Thursday, which lists issues of common understanding for steadily implementing the key statement the two leaders signed the previous day on promoting “strategic, mutually beneficial relations.”

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