22 May '11, 1am

Chinese Premier Wen reaches out to Japan

MIYAGI/ FUKUSHIMA (Japan) - CHINA is ready to extend more aid to Japan in its disaster relief endeavour, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao said when he toured Japan's most severely hit disaster region on Saturday. In a concrete move of encouragement, Mr Wen announced that China is ready to allow import of more agricultural and other products from Japan despite fears of contamination from the nuclear crisis in the country. Mr Wen made the remarks while making his first stop in the tsunami-flattened Natori City in Miyagi Prefecture at Saturday noon after landing in Sendai Airport just 15 minutes earlier. The 69-year-old Chinese premier flew in from Beijing in the early morning to ensure he had enough time to travel all afternoon from Sendai to Tokyo, where he was to deliver his condolences and encouragement for the people affected by the Japanese disaster. Answering questions from ...

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