2020-11-12

Biden said the”US-Japan Security Treaty” applies to the Diaoyu Islands, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs responded

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China Youth Daily client, Beijing, November 12th (China Youth Daily·China Youth Daily trainee reporter Ma Ziqian) US Democratic presidential candidate Biden made the first phone call with Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on the 12th During the meeting, it was stated that the Diaoyu Islands were the subject of Article 5 of the”U.S.-Japan Security Treaty.” Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin reiterated in response to this incident at a regular press conference on the 12th that the Diaoyu Islands 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.

The”U.S.-Japan Security Treaty” is a military alliance treaty signed between Japan and the United States at the US Army Sixth Army Command in San Francisco on September 8, 1951. This treaty not only constitutes the legal basis for subordinating Japan to the United States It also allows the United States to establish, expand, and use military bases in Japan almost unlimitedly. Regarding the so-called”U.S.-Japan Security Treaty applies to the Diaoyu Islands” related remarks, the spokesperson of the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs has stated many times before that China has expressed serious concern and firm opposition to the remarks made by Japan and the United States.

Source:China Youth Daily Client