New Delhi: Japanese Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi will come to China on a two-day foreign tour. The Foreign Minister said that on April 1, he would go to China on a two-day visit. Yoshimasa, who became Foreign Minister in 2019, will visit China for the first time.
Will meet Chinese Foreign Minister
According to local news, the Japanese minister is visiting China at a time when relations between the two countries are tense. The situation between the two countries is tense due to territorial disputes as well as the recent detention of a Japanese merchant. Hayashi will meet Chinese Foreign Minister Qin Gang. According to some media reports, Hayashi will also demand the release of the Japanese businessman from China. The businessman was arrested in early March on charges of espionage.
What is a territorial dispute?
Chinese Coast Guard warships frequently violate Japanese territorial waters around the Senkaku Islands. Which is ruled by Japan and the island is located in the East China Sea. But China claims it as Diaoyu. According to media reports, Chinese President Xi Jinping and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida agreed to schedule Hayashi’s visit to China during their meeting in Bangkok in November.