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President Hu meets ROK and Japan leaders in Beijing

05-14-2012 14:04 BJT

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President Hu Jintao has met South Korean President Lee Myung-bak and Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda in Beijing.

Hu Jintao says the close exchanges among the leaders reflect the great importance the three nations attach to their relationships. He also hails the positive results achieved during the trilateral leaders meeting chaired by Premier Wen Jiabao.

Lee and Noda are in Beijing to attend the 5th Trilateral Leaders Meeting among China, the ROK and Japan. During Sunday's meeting, the three sides agreed to launch talks on a free trade area this year and signed an agreement to promote investment between the three countries.

Chinese President Hu Jintao (C Back) meets with President of the Republic of Korea
(ROK) Lee Myung-bak and Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda at the Great Hall of
the People in Beijing, capital of China, May 14, 2012. Lee and Noda are in Beijing to
attend the Fifth Trilateral Summit Meeting among China, the ROK and Japan on Sunday
and Monday. (Xinhua/Huang Jingwen)

Editor:Wang Chuhan |Source: CNTV.CN

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