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China urges Japan not to ‘complicate the situation’ in East China Sea | Source: SCMP

“China reiterates its solemn position on the Diaoyu Islands and the East China Sea and urges Japan to respect China’s sovereignty and security concerns and refrain from taking actions that may complicate the situation,” according to the Chinese foreign ministry.  Beijing has accused Tokyo of siding with Washington to contain China. Japan has also recently been more outspoken on China’s military presence in the South China Sea, its intimidation of Taiwan, and alleged human rights abuses in the Xinjiang region.

Source: SCMP


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