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Japan's ruling party urges government to cancel Xi's visit

LDP steps up complaints over China's new security law

Chinese President Xi Jinping, is scheduled for a state visit to Japan but prominent lawmakers in the Liberal Democratic Party want the trip scrapped. (Nikkei Montage/AFP/Jiji/Reuters) 

TOKYO -- Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party is stepping up pressure on the government to cancel Chinese President Xi Jinping's upcoming state visit, which has been postponed due to the novel coronavirus outbreak.

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