| Chinese FM to officially visit India, Japan |
|Feb.7 - Chinese Foreign Minister Li Zhaoxing will pay an official visit to India and Japan from Feb. 11 to 17, foreign ministry spokeswoman Jiang Yu announced on Tuesday.
Li will visit at the invitation of Indian foreign minister Pranab Mukherjee and Japanese foreign minister Aso Taro, according to Jiang.
During his stay in India from Feb.11 to 14, Li will meet with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and hold talks with Mukherjee on China-India ties and other issues of common concern, Jiang said.
Li will also attend the opening ceremony of China-India Tourism and Friendship Year.
On Li's visit to Japan, the first since 2004, the spokeswoman said Li will hold talks with Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Aso.