Abe To Visit China Before Christmas

Abe to visit China before Christmas

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit China later this month to attend a three-way summit with Chinese and South Korean leaders.

Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga disclosed the information on Wednesday. His statement followed the Chinese government's announcement that the summit will be held in Sichuan Province on December 24.

Suga said Abe will visit China from December 23 until the 25.

He said the summit will mark the 20th anniversary of three-way cooperation. He also said a wide range of issues concerning the present and the future will be discussed.

Suga added that policy coordination regarding North Korea will be addressed, along with other regional and international issues.

The chief cabinet secretary additionally revealed that arrangements are being made for Abe to have one-to-one talks on the sidelines of the summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping and South Korean President Moon Jae-in.