Chinese Official Calls on Japan Not to Meddle in S. China Sea Disputes

Tokyo, – China’s information minister called on Japan on Tuesday not to interfere in territorial disputes in the South China Sea but also stressed the need to promote bilateral ties. “There are people who make a fuss about it, although it originally is not Japan’s problem. This causes a new problem,” Jiang Jianguo, minister of China’s State Council Information Office, told a forum in Tokyo attended by representatives of the two countries’ business and political circles, Japan’s News Agency (Kyodo) reported.

But the official also pointed to the importance of promoting bilateral ties, saying that developing the relationship “matters for the stability and peace of Asia and the world”.

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