State Councilor Tang Jiaxuan on Sunday pledged for concrete actions to build a mutually beneficial relationship between China and Japan.
Tang made the remarks when meeting with Japanese Foreign Minister Masahiko Komura.
China-Japan ties are facing an important opportunity for further development, Tang said.
Both sides should hold the favorable opportunity and implement the consensus reached by the two leaders as soon as possible, Tang suggested.
He called for the two countries to enhance mutual political trust, expand common interests and properly handle each other's key concerns.
The two sides should strengthen communication and coordination in regional cooperation in Asia, and contribute more to regional prosperity and development, Tang said.
Komura, who was in Beijing for the first China-Japan high-level economic dialogue and official visit to China, hailed the dialogue and the visit as successful.
The two sides had candid exchanges of views and enhanced mutual understanding and trust, he said.
Both sides sent positive signals to their peoples and the international society their willingness to set up a strategic and mutually beneficial ties, Komura said.
Japan would like to work with China to push forward more substantial results from the bilateral cooperation in various sectors, so to benefit the two peoples, the Japanese Foreign Minister said.
Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Wang Yi, Japanese Ambassador to China Yuji Miyamoto attended the meeting.
The first China-Japan high-level economic dialogue was held here Saturday. The mechanism was jointly launched by Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao and then Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe during Wen's Japan trip in April.
(Xinhua News Agency December 3, 2007)