TOKYO - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Monday agreed that both sides should work together to further improve bilateral ties and expand cooperation.
State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi told those attending the inauguration ceremony that the agency should uphold the Party's leadership in foreign aid work, enhance strategic planning and overall coordination, improve the ways of unfolding foreign aid and carry out international exchange and cooperation.
They included setting up a network of police stations in all cities and townships to quickly react to any emergencies.
The Japanese government denied the existence of the unit until 1998, when the Supreme Court indirectly acknowledged it by ruling there was an academic consensus that Unit 731 existed.
Compared with the current setup, the number of ministerial-level entities is reduced by eight and that of vice-ministerial-level entities by seven, according to the document.
"Due to the complicated international situation, Xinjiang needs to continue to strengthen its anti-terrorism efforts. There is no room for slacking off," Zhu said.