Japanese media said the Japanese want to pull regular consultations with the United States to contain China and India
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[Japan's "Sankei Shimbun" reported on January 4] Title: Japan hopes to contain China’s maritime strategy with the United States and India to build regular consultation mechanism
to strengthen ties with the United States, India and the Middle East connection in the defense of the Indian Ocean routes and other security cooperation, the Japanese government to determine the build 3 India Japan and the U.S. policy of regular consultation platform. Japan and India had on a regular basis to carry out diplomatic and defense vice ministerial-level dialogue, and in order to accelerate the containment of China into the Indian Ocean, the Japanese government now hopes Japan and India both have military cooperation of the United States to join the conversation, it expands to three consultation mechanism.
2008 年 l0 months, former Prime Minister Taro Aso and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh signed the “Joint Declaration on Security Cooperation with India.” Subsequently, the two sides through the realization of foreign ministers, defense ministers between the dialogue, the Indian Navy’s Maritime Self Defense Force military exchanges with other forms, deepen bilateral cooperation in security areas. July 2010, the two sides launched a diplomatic and defense vice ministerial level regular dialogue.
However, a government official said, “The reality is that U.S. support for the Indian Navy and Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Forces of the cooperation are indispensable.” Japan has twice participated in the Japanese coastal waters at the US-India joint naval exercises.
Japan hopes to build a regular consultation mechanism to further deepen trilateral cooperation. The Japanese Government has informally conveyed to the United States and India the intention to allow the first three on the “safety of navigation” to carry out transaction-level consultations.
to contain China, to strengthen security cooperation in the Asia Pacific region, the Japanese government has decided to build on for the four countries in Australia and South Korea’s security dialogue mechanism. In the summer of 2010 election platform released by the Senate, the Democratic Party made it clear that to promote Australia, South Korea and India defense cooperation.