National / Politics Mar 25, 2016

Diplomat Yutaka Yokoi named new ambassador to China

by Ayako Mie

The Foreign Ministry on Friday tapped "China school" diplomat Yutaka Yokoi as Japan's new ambassador to China, underscoring its resolve to move bilateral relations forward at a time when tensions are building over territorial issues. Yokoi, 61, will replace Ambassador Masato Kitera within 30 days. China ...