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International relations

China and Japan kick off joint effort on foreign infrastructure

'Belt and Road' name receives no mention in face of 'colonialism' criticism

An elevated railway under construction in Bangkok. Building railways in Thailand is one possible project Japan and China could undertake.
An elevated train line under construction in Bangkok. Building railways in Thailand is one possible type of project that China and Japan undertake together.   © Reuters

BEIJING -- China and Japan held the first meeting of a joint public-private committee on economic cooperation here on Tuesday, with plans to sign dozens of agreements on infrastructure and other projects when Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visits China next month.

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