Q: Japan's NHK TV Station reports that Japanese Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama has already announced his resignation. What's China's comment on that? How does China comment on Prime Minister Hatoyama?
A: During his time in office, Prime Minister Hatoyama attached importance to the development of China-Japan relations and exerted major efforts in promoting the healthy and stable development of the bilateral relations. We express our appreciation for that. No matter how the political situation changes in Japan, China would continue to work with Japan for the sustained and in-depth development of the strategic partnership of mutual benefit.