Japanese public opinion pressure to force the U.S. commitment to Japan-US Security Treaty applies to the Diaoyu Islands
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published Aug. 18, according to the “Global Times” reported that the recent news that, for Japan and China both claim sovereignty over the Diaoyu Islands (Senkaku Islands in Japan that), Obama has changed during the Bush policy, decided not to refer directly to “Diaoyu Islands is” Japan-US Security Treaty, “the application object”, but the indirect nature of foreign language. After the news, Japanese public opinion raged. Some military analysts have appeared, warning Chinese vessels near the Diaoyu Islands, “flooding,” Japan does not have any preventive measures. Japan Coast Guard policy adviser Castle complex even clear that the Chinese “from the perspective of access to resources for themselves sooner or later take over the Diaoyu Islands, and thus coveted Okinawa.”
Japanese media also published several articles, worried that the U.S. “stand back”, the administration center of gravity “gradually tend to China”, called on Japan to “re-confirm the alliance with the United States.” Kyodo News on the 16th two bursts of commentary that although the United States did not change the “Japan-US Security Treaty,” the basic position for the Diaoyu Islands, but the financial crisis, the U.S. needs China’s cooperation in order to restore the economy, and therefore not directly expressed hope way to avoid the “stimulated China.”
16 U.S. Department of State in the regular press conference, a reporter with the U.S. State Department spokesman Crowley verify the report, Crowley replied: “U.S. policy is long-term, from not changed in America in the ultimate sovereignty over the Diaoyu Islands has no position on the issue and we expect the parties to resolve the issue through peaceful means. “As Crowley is still no positive response” to include the Diaoyu Islands is Japan-US Security Treaty, “questions were Buyiburao continue to ask. Finally, being pressed, Crowley had to say: “Diaoyu Islands in the administrative jurisdiction of the Japanese government under the declaration of Article V of the Treaty, the Treaty applies to the territory under the jurisdiction of Japan, so if you want to ask today whether the treaty applies to the Diaoyu Islands, The answer is’ yes’。”
Tsinghua scholars USSR 17, “Global Times” reporter, said that Japan’s violent reaction in the “expected.” Japan through various channels of speculation, their goal is to make a commitment to the United States, the United States position on this issue eventually return to its original position. ▲ (American newspaper correspondent in newspaper management in the Clinton-Jiang Li Zhen Sun Xiuping Japanese newspaper correspondent special correspondent Wang Yue West)
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