The pioneers of China and Japan have met for formal talks after more than two years of extreme strain over a regional debate.
Chinese President Xi Jinping and Japanese PM Shinzo Abe met on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation (Apec) summit in Beijing.
Their initially gathering incorporated an open handshake with minimal indication of warmth.
In a discourse to Apec, President Obama has in the interim affirmed enormous changes to visa game plans with China.
Various section fleeting visas for businesspeople and sightseers will be reached out to 10 years – up from one year.
Those for understudies climb from one year to five.
Mr Obama additionally focused on the criticalness of ties in the middle of China and the US, saying “the US respects the ascent of a prosperous, quiet and stable China.”
His remarks come in the midst of basic pressure between the US and China over Beijing’s becoming provincial impact.