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GOJ spokesperson comments on Taiwan

NHK reported that Chief Cabinet Secretary Matsuno told the press this morning that although the GOJ is not in a position to comment on House Speaker Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan, Japan hopes the Taiwan issue will be resolved peacefully through dialogue. He also reportedly disclosed that Japan expressed concern to China over the fact that Japan’s EEZ is included in….Read more

  • August 3, 2022
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NHK journalists’ views on House Speaker Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan

An NHK correspondent in Beijing commented that China is reacting sharply to House Speaker Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan as it came only five days after the Biden-Xi talks during which the Chinese leader warned the United States not to interfere in Taiwan affairs. The reporter noted that immediately after Pelosi’s arrival in Taiwan, multiple Chinese agencies released statements expressing opposition….Read more

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House Speaker Pelosi to have breakfast with PM Kishida in Japan

Fuji TV reported that it learned from multiple GOJ sources that House Speaker Pelosi will visit Japan on Aug. 4 and exchange views with Prime Minister Kishida over breakfast at the Prime Minister’s Residence on Aug. 5. The network said attention will be focused on what Kishida will say about Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan. TBS also reported that Pelosi is….Read more

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Commentary: Pelosi’s Taiwan visit is a move without a strategy

U.S. House speaker’s initiative lacks consistency with Biden policy toward China   MASAHIRO OKOSHI, Nikkei Washington bureau chief   WASHINGTON — Deterring China’s efforts to alter the status quo in the South and East China seas ultimately comes down to U.S. power. Whether House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan advances those efforts is questionable.   Her visit, against the….Read more

  • August 3, 2022
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Secretary Blinken refers to Abe in remarks at NPT review conference 

Mainichi wrote that Secretary of State Blinken referred to former Prime Minister Abe in his remarks to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference on Monday. The paper quoted the Secretary as saying in a closing statement that Abe was deeply committed to nuclear nonproliferation throughout his career. “In 2016, Prime Minister Abe and President Obama made an historic visit to Hiroshima….Read more

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House Speaker Pelosi arrives in Taiwan

All national dailies reported extensively on House Speaker Pelosi’s arrival in Taiwan on Tuesday evening. She is expected to meet with Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen today. The papers wrote that Pelosi is the third highest-ranking U.S. official after President Biden and Vice President Harris and that this is the first time for a sitting U.S. House speaker to visit Taiwan….Read more

  • August 3, 2022
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Head of Taiwanese delegation to call on Japan to introduce “Taiwan Travel Act”

By Yaita Akio   Taipei – A Taiwanese delegation of lawmakers of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) will visit Japan on Aug. 4-10 to meet with Japanese ruling parties’ parliamentarians. Guo Guowen, chairman of Taiwan’s “East Asia parliamentary friendship association” and leader of the delegation, said in a recent interview with the Sankei Shimbun that he hopes to “propose”….Read more

  • July 30, 2022
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House Speaker Pelosi may visit Taiwan as early as today

All national dailies carried reports that CNN reported on Monday that according to officials of the United States and Taiwan, House Speaker Pelosi is expected to visit Taiwan during her tour of Asia. The papers said several media outlets in Taiwan have reported that she will visit Taiwan this evening and meet with Taiwanese leader Tsai Ing-wen tomorrow. Mainichi said….Read more

  • August 2, 2022
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Editorial: Economic 2+2 should serve as a foundation to promote international cooperation

The foreign and economic ministers of Japan and the United States met for the first time for an inaugural “Japan-U.S. Economic Policy Consultative Committee” (economic 2+2) and agreed to lead the world in building an order for a free and open international economy.   It is of great significance for Japan and the U.S. to strengthen their cooperation in the….Read more

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