2020-11-13

Biden declares that the U.S.-Japan Security Treaty applies to the Diaoyu Islands

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According to the Satellite News Agency’s Beijing report on November 12, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin stated at a regular press conference on the 12th that the”US-Japan Security Treaty” was a product of the Cold War and should not be compromised. The interests of the three parties should not endanger regional peace and stability.

According to Kyodo News, Biden was in a telephone meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide on the 12th. It claims that the Diaoyu Islands are the subject of Article 5 of the”US-Japan Security Treaty.”

In response, Wang Wenbin stated that the Diaoyu Island and its affiliated islands are China’s inherent territory. The”U.S.-Japan Security Treaty” is a product of the Cold War and should not harm the interests of third parties, let alone endanger regional peace and stability.

According to a report on the website of Singapore’s Lianhe Zaobao on November 12, Biden stated that the Diaoyu Islands (called the Senkaku Islands in Japan) are the subject of Article 5 of the US-Japan Security Treaty.

According to Kyodo News, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga held a telephone meeting with Biden on the 12th. Yoshihide Suga said:”The Japan-U.S. alliance is indispensable to the increasingly severe peace and prosperity of Japan’s surrounding areas and the international community, and needs to be further strengthened.”

The report stated that the U.S.-Japan Security Treaty The Security Mutual Assistance Treaty signed with Japan on January 19, 1960. This treaty declares that the two countries will jointly maintain and develop armed forces to jointly resist armed attacks. At the same time, it also recognizes an attack on one country in Japan as an attack on another. National harm.

Source:Reference News Network