Japan-China relations boosted with expanded delegation for spring economic talks

Six Japanese ministers will attend high-level economic talks in Beijing planned for mid-April, underscoring a recent improvement in relations between the two countries.It is a larger delegation than last year, when four members of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s cabinet attended the so-called high-level economic dialogue in Tokyo.Foreign Minister Taro Kono, who will head the delegation, plans to meet his counterpart Wang Yi as well as Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, laying the groundwork for President…