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Xi touts 'new era' of China-Japan ties in shadow of Trump

Two leaders remain far apart on Senkakus and Hong Kong

BEIJING -- Chinese President Xi Jinping and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed Monday to step up cooperation for a "new era" of bilateral relations, showcasing a thaw that contrasts sharply with Beijing's fraught ties with the U.S.

"I hope to maintain close communication with the prime minister and elevate Sino-Japanese relations to a new level," Xi said at the roughly 40-minute summit here.

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