Kono, Wang Agree On Bilateral Ties, G20

Kono, Wang agree on bilateral ties, G20

Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi have reaffirmed the need to develop bilateral relations and also work closely together for the Group of 20 summit in Osaka in June. Chinese President Xi Jinping is to attend the summit.

At talks in Beijing on Monday, Wang said the two countries need to further advance the prospects for developing ties. He expressed hope about taking relations to the next level.

Abe, Trump Agree To Strengthen Bilateral Alliance, Economic Ties

Abe, Trump agree to strengthen bilateral alliance, economic tiesPrime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.S. President Donald Trump agreed in their summit talks at the White House on Feb. 10 to strengthen the bilateral alliance and economic relations.
The two leaders also confirmed that Article 5 of the bilateral security treaty, which obligates the United States to defend Japan in case of an armed attack on the country, applies to the Senkaku Islands in Okinawa Prefecture, which are also claimed by China.

S. Korea Urges Japan In Talks To Restore Bilateral Trust

S. Korea urges Japan in talks to restore bilateral trustSouth Korea's Vice Foreign Minister Kim Kyou Hyun told his Japanese counterpart Akitaka Saiki on Thursday that Japan should make efforts to resolve the issues arising from its colonial rule of the Korean Peninsula to improve strained relations between the two neighboring countries.

Noda, Obama Agree To Step Up Japan Us Bilateral Cooperation On Dynamic Defense

Noda, Obama agree to step up Japan US bilateral cooperation on dynamic defensePrime Minister Yoshihiko Noda and U.S. President Barack Obama agreed to step up Japan-U.S. bilateral cooperation on "dynamic defense" with their eyes set on China's military buildup, during their talks here on April 30.

The agreement was hailed by the United States after an absence of marked progress in bilateral ties due in part to the disarray over the relocation of U.S. Marine Corps Air Station Futenma in Okinawa Prefecture.