Nearly one-half of Japan’s seaborne trade is carried along the Indian Ocean route, which remains vital for Japan’s tanker fleet and economic interests.
China looms larger than ever before in a wide range of regional security topics that prime ministers Kishida and Albanese will discuss.
Beijing’s immense economic stakes in extracting hydrocarbon resources from the East China Sea are directly linked to its self-professed territorial claims.
Loosening the tariffs even in a limited way would amount to implied tolerance for China’s continuing unfair trade practices and hegemonic activities.
Kishida accepted the NATO invitation while underscoring:“In order to protect the region’s safety and stability, we want to appeal to China to act responsibly.”
At 99 years old, Dr. Kissinger may still be clear-headed, but China has changed and its growing coercion of Taiwan threatens East Asia’s peace and stability.
“Russia’s invasion is not just a problem which concerns Europe. The international order encompassing the Indo-Pacific is at stake” ー PM Fumio Kishida.
The two leaders condemned the Russian invasion and need for strong sanctions, while the Pope and Kishida repeated their aim of a world without nuclear weapons.
Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi and US Ambassador Rahm Emanuel stood together to deliver a strong message to North Korea and China.
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