torsdag 26. november 2015

Japan defense minister supports US in South China Sea

Japanese Defense Minister Gen Nakatani on Tuesday expressed his support for the U.S. Navy's sailing of a warship close to one of China's artificial islands in the South China Sea. Nakatani told reporters after meeting Adm. Harry Harris, the commander of the U.S. Pacific Command, that the U.S. military was at the forefront of the international community's efforts to protect open, free and peaceful oceans in the South China Sea. He added he expressed Japan's support for U.S. actions to Harris. Read more