Leaders of Japan, RoK, China meet for tripartite summit

10:55 | 02/11/2015 Global Economy

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe left Japan on Sunday for the Republic of Korea (RoK) to attend a tripartite summit with the Republic of Korea and China which has been suspended in more than three years.

Leaders of Japan, RoK, China meet for tripartite summit

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe (L), Republic of Korean President Park Geun-hye (C), and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang (R) meet for tripartite summit in the Republic of Korea (Photo: AP)

Mr. Abe will hold separate talks with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Republic of Korean President Park Geun-hye. Abe said that Japan, China, and the RoK have a responsibility to peace and prosperity in the region.

This is their first trilateral summit since 2012. After Sunday’s summit, the leaders are expected to issue a joint statement in which mentions a nuclear program of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, measures to strengthen trilateral economic cooperation, particularly pushing talks for a three-way free trade agreement.

During talks with China, Japan will express its stance regarding China’s construction of artificial islands in the East Sea./.

Source: VOV5

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