The Japanese side acknowledged the Nanjing Massacre and other serious crimes

Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Jiang Yu's 2, said that Sino-Japanese joint historical research, members from both sides on the history of Sino-Japanese relations conducted in-depth study and discussion, some consensus was reached. "

The Japanese side members acknowledged that the Japanese militarists against China's aggression war against China for the Chinese people recognize the great damage caused by recognition of the Nanjing Massacre and other serious crimes." Jiang Yu at a regular press conference when answering relevant questions, said.

He also pointed out that there are differences between the two sides, the two sides issued a paper written by the members of their own, reflecting the author's point of view.

Sino-Japan joint history study was launched in December 2006 by the Academy of Social Sciences and the Japan International Institute of Modern History Institute of the implementation.