JCP leaders congratulate new CPC secretary general

The Japanese Communist Party's Central Committee Chair Fuwa Tetsuzo and Executive Committee Chair Shii Kazuo sent the following cable to congratulate Hu Jintao, the new secretary general of the Communist Party of China, on his election as the new CPC leader:

We congratulate you on your election to be the general secretary of the Communist Party of China.

We wish the new CPC leadership great success in its activities for the development of China and world peace. We also want to see Japan-China relations develop and JCP-CPC friendship and cooperation make further progress. (end)