China says developed Chunxiao activities do not accept any threat
published on January 18, according to the “Global Times” reported that, according to Japanese media reports around the East China Sea gas field exploration, the Japanese side in the 17 foreign ministers’ meeting in Tokyo on Japan insulted, claiming that if China decided to “Spring “oil and gas production activities carried out, Japan will take” necessary measures. ” Chinese experts believe that the Japanese government to take “necessary measures” neither wise nor feasible. “Early Spring” and other oil and gas fields on the continental shelf in China, its development is a matter within the sovereignty of China, China will not be subject to any constraints and the Japanese threat.
Katsuya Okada, the Japanese foreign minister in Tokyo morning of the 17th and held talks with Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi. Katsuya Okada said that if China decided to “birch” (the Chinese called the “Spring”) to carry out oil and gas production activities, the Japanese government decided that this is a violation of the two countries have reached a joint development agreement. Reported that Japanese Foreign Minister’s remarks suggested Japan may also separate the waters of the East China Sea oil and gas fields development. However, this statement was immediately met with China’s strong rebuttal. Kyodo news agency quoted Yang as saying, “This is unacceptable to China.”
Japan’s Jiji Press said Katsuya Okada also said Japan-China talks on signing an agreement to jointly develop East China Sea talks did not progress. In this regard, “said Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi will continue to work to maintain the current informal consultations, there is no compromise.” (Japan’s special correspondent in the newspaper the reporter Jiang Feng Liu Yang)