02.08.2013 14:21

Rebuilding a Relationship

Japan's new envoy to Beijing, Masato Kitera, says his country will never escalate tensions with China, and points out the two countries have a range of issues they cooperate on
By staff reporters Huang Shan and Takehiro Masutomo
 
1

As a career diplomat, 60-year-old Masato Kitera knows the weight of his new position as Japan's ambassador to China, a post he took up in December.

Four months ago, the embassy was surrounded by Chinese protestors angry about the dispute over Diaoyu Islands, which the Japanese call the Senkakus. At that critical time, the new ambassador, Shinichi Nishimiya, died unexpectedly three days after his appointment was made public.

We hope you have enjoyed your free articles for the month
REGISTER to get 5 more free articles, or SUBSCRIBE to get full access to Caixin
Already a subscriber? Log in now
COMMENTS (0)
Sign up to receive our free daily newsletter
Latest Issue
On the Cover:

View From The Top

Here's What Billionaire Li Ka-Shing Sees That We Don't About Hong Kong And The World


Issue 76
April, 2014

POPULAR GALLERIES

SUBSCRIPTIONS

Caixin-China
Economics & Finance
Latest Issue:
View From The Top
Here's What Billionaire Li Ka-Shing Sees That We Don't About Hong Kong And The World
Issue 76
04.01.2014

Subscribe       |       Newsletter        |        FAQ