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Beijing eager to avoid isolation after South China Sea ruling

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, front left, speaking with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, front right, in Ulaanbaatar.   © Kyodo

ULAANBAATAR -- Japan and China agreed Friday to take a united stance on the global economy and the fight against terrorism, as Beijing seeks to rebuild its ties to the international community after disregarding a recent ruling over its claims in the South China Sea.

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang for the first time in eight months on the sidelines of the Asia-Europe Meeting summit in the Mongolian capital.

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