Both sides agree to a mechanism for high-level regular visits between leaders of the two nations, strengthen communication and dialogue between the governments, parliaments and political parties of the two countries, enhance exchange of views on bilateral ties, domestic and foreign policies, and the world situation. The two sides will also increase the exchange of high-level visits in the security sector to promote mutual understanding and trust.
The two sides pledge to expand the exchanges of media, sister cities, sports and civilian groups between the two countries, and consistently promote exchanges of youngsters in a bid to enhance mutual understanding between the two peoples.
Both sides decide to strengthen mutually beneficial cooperation in various fields, including energy, environment, trade, investment, information and communication technology, finance, food and product safety, protection of intellectual property right and business environment.
They are also keen on the development of bilateral cooperation in farming, forestry, fishery, transportation, tourism, water resources, medical care and others sectors.
Japan and China will make an effective use of the summit economic talks between the two countries proceeding from a strategic perspective.
The two nations also pledge to work together and make the East China Sea a sea of peace, cooperation and friendship.
The two sides agree that China and Japan, as two important countries in the Asia-Pacific region, will keep close communication over regional affairs and strengthen coordination and cooperation.
The two sides decide to jointly safeguard peace and stability in Northeast Asia and facilitate the process of six party-talks.
The two sides agree that the normalization of relations between Japan and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea is of great significance for peace and stability in Northeast Asia. China welcomes and supports the two countries efforts to resolve relevant issues and realize normalization of their bilateral ties.
The two sides agree to promote regional cooperation in East Asia and contribute to building a peaceful, prosperous, stable and open Asia in line with the principle of opening-up, transparency and tolerance.
Noting that they bear greater responsibilities for world peace and development in the 21st century, the two countries are ready to enhance coordination over important international issues in a joint effort to build a world of lasting peace and common prosperity.
The two sides decide to cooperate in coping with climate change after 2012 within the framework of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and in line with the principle of "common but differentiated responsibilities and respective capabilities" and the Bali Roadmap.
(Xinhua News Agency May 8, 2008)