Yonaguni-cho, Japan Length Self-Defense Force stationed request again against China
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published on January 14, according to the “Global Times” reported that according to Japan’s “Daily News” reported on the 13th, in Japan most western island of Yonaguni, Okinawa Prefecture has once again raised hopes that Japan Self-Defense Forces stationed in the island government.
reported that the Yonaguni-cho, Shou Ji long outside 12 and Japan’s defense minister held talks Kitazawa handsome. Shou Ji outside again, hope the Japanese Government to Self-Defense Force stationed in Yonaguni Island. Kitazawa said, “If it is necessary to Yonaguni deployment of the SDF, I will be up to reflect this is one that should explore the issue.”
Yonaguni Island from Okinawa Island, about 520 km from China’s Taiwan Island is only 110 km, with China’s Diaoyu Islands, about 150 km apart, of great strategic importance. Shou Ji outside the presence of the SDF Government of Japan is not the first time. During the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, Shou Ji had outside Defense Minister Aso Cabinet Yasukazu Hamada request. Yasukazu Hamada is actively promoting the presence of the Yonaguni SDF plan, saying the move was to “confront the Chinese Navy military activities.”
Liberal Democratic Party to step down, the outside again to keep the current government Kat made the same request, and declared that the country with the wishes of the islanders. Kitazawa handsome that “enrich the country with the island’s defense posture that although very important, but on the whole, Okinawa Prefecture, is really necessary presence of the SDF should be explored so quickly.” Kitazawa also cautioned that this issue requires careful consideration, not “in vain to stimulate the neighboring countries.” (Newspaper in Japan, special correspondent Li Zhen)
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