Japan-China NPR's Mary Kay Magistad reports that today's summit in Tokyo between Japanese Prime Minister Keizo Obuchi (KAY-zoh oh-BOO-chee) and Chinese President Jiang Zemin (jee-AHNG zuh-MIN) failed to produce better relations, as expected. The two leaders ran up against a very old and very sensitive issue-- Japan's actions in China before and during World War Two. The summit was supposed to produce a written apology from Japan. When the conference ended, neither leader had signed the final declaration.
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Japan-China

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Japan-China

Japan-China

Japan-China

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NPR's Mary Kay Magistad reports that today's summit in Tokyo between Japanese Prime Minister Keizo Obuchi (KAY-zoh oh-BOO-chee) and Chinese President Jiang Zemin (jee-AHNG zuh-MIN) failed to produce better relations, as expected. The two leaders ran up against a very old and very sensitive issue— Japan's actions in China before and during World War Two. The summit was supposed to produce a written apology from Japan. When the conference ended, neither leader had signed the final declaration.