중국의 후진타오 국가주석이 다음주 일본을 공식 방문한다고 중국 외교부가 밝혔습니다.
중국 국가주석의 일본 방문은 10년만에 처음입니다.
중국 외교부는 후진타오 주석이 5월6일부터 나흘간의 일정으로 일본을 방문해, 아키히토 국왕과 후쿠다 야쓰오 총리, 그리고 정치인들을 만날 것이라고 밝혔습니다.
China's Foreign Ministry has confirmed that President Hu Jintao will depart next week on a visit to Japan, the first such trip by a Chinese president in 10 years.
Speaking today (Tuesday) with reporters in Beijing, ministry spokeswoman Jiang Yu said Mr. Hu's four-day visit will begin on May sixth.
Jiang said that during his visit, Mr. Hu will meet with Japanese Emperor Akihito, Prime Minister Fukuda Yasuo, Japanese lawmakers and leaders of political parties.
Jiang also said that President Hu will have broad contacts with people from all circles to discuss ways of promoting Sino-Japanese relations and other issues of common interest.
The two are also likely to discuss the recent unrest in Tibet and an ongoing dispute over lucrative drilling rights in the East China Sea.