Ambassador of Japan in the Philippines exist with respect the interests of the South China Sea is intended to contain China
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published September 22, according to the “Global Times (microblogging),” reported the Philippine President Corazon Aquino III, 25, will visit Japan, Japanese Ambassador in the Philippines, said bluntly, at the South China Sea, there is “interest”, called for a strong binding of the South China Sea code of conduct sound claim sovereign country. Experts believe that the Japanese move is intended to contain China with South China Sea, the Diaoyu Islands issue of manufacturing space.
Japan’s Kyodo news agency is expected in Aquino’s visit, will be published on the strengthening of bilateral security cooperation in the South China Sea joint statement. “Japanese Economic News” claimed that, because Japan is also facing China in the East China Sea maritime activities to expand the scope of this problem, focusing on protection of sea lines of communication security, should strengthen cooperation with relevant countries.
Japanese Ambassador in the Philippines, Department of Min Bu claimed 20 straight, although not on the South China Sea territorial claims, but “the problem is related to maritime safety, how to develop our situation of interest.”
Renmin University of China Institute of International Relations Department of Diplomacy Huang Dahui analysis, Japan no secret interfere in this issue, the most immediate motivation is to contain China in the dispute over the Diaoyu Islands, remind the Chinese: “Your troubles are many, not the Diaoyu health thing. “In addition, Japan is shown to the outside world is still a major force in the Southeast Asia countries to seek a greater voice in the region. (Newspaper in the Philippines, Japan, the UK special correspondent Li Gang, Li Zhen, Wang Haifeng, Sun Micro newspaper reporter HAO Wen)