• Kyodo


Ruling Liberal Democratic Party Vice President Masahiko Komura said Monday he will visit China during the Golden Week holidays in early May to try to help mend bilateral ties.

Komura, a former foreign minister, is arranging a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping, who succeeded Hu Jintao in March, he said. Komura heads a group of lawmakers friendly with China and is expected to be accompanied by other members of the group.

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