Shinzo Abe appears on a screen during a meeting in Taipei on December 1. Beijing lashed out at Abe after the former Japanese prime minister warned of the serious security and economic consequences of any mainland military action against the self-ruled island. Photo: Kyodo
exclusive | China to ‘reconsider’ bilateral relations if Japan takes action on Taiwan
  • Relationship challenged by former Japanese PM Shinzo Abe’s remarks that neither Japan nor the US could stand by if island was attacked by mainland
  • Japan’s chief cabinet secretary says ‘there is a need for China to understand that there are such thoughts within Japan’
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Japan, US could not stand by if China invaded Taiwan, ex-PM Abe says
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Shinzo Abe appears on a screen during a meeting in Taipei on December 1. Beijing lashed out at Abe after the former Japanese prime minister warned of the serious security and economic consequences of any mainland military action against the self-ruled island. Photo: Kyodo
exclusive | China to ‘reconsider’ bilateral relations if Japan takes action on Taiwan
  • Relationship challenged by former Japanese PM Shinzo Abe’s remarks that neither Japan nor the US could stand by if island was attacked by mainland
  • Japan’s chief cabinet secretary says ‘there is a need for China to understand that there are such thoughts within Japan’
42 minutes ago
China-Japan relations
exclusive | China to ‘reconsider’ bilateral relations if Japan takes action on Taiwan
42 minutes ago
  • Relationship challenged by former Japanese PM Shinzo Abe’s remarks that neither Japan nor the US could stand by if island was attacked by mainland
  • Japan’s chief cabinet secretary says ‘there is a need for China to understand that there are such thoughts within Japan’
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