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(From BBC Monitoring International Reports)
Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency)
Beijing, 31 March: China and Japan sought to mend ties as heads of seven Japan-China friendship organizations made their first joint visit to China on Friday [31 March].
"I am ready to hold talks with Japanese leaders as long as they make a clear-cut decision to pay no more visits to the Yasukuni Shrine," Chinese President Hu Jintao told the Japanese guests on Friday afternoon.
This was a rare meeting between Hu and Japanese guests as the Sino-Japanese ties have been soured by Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi's repeated visits to the …