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The US Senate has unanimously approved an amendment that reaffirms the US commitment to Japan in its territorial dispute with China over the islands, known as Senkaku in Japanese and Diaoyu in Chinese.

1 Dec 2012 - 5:39PM

The US Senate has unanimously approved an amendment that reaffirms the US commitment to Japan in its territorial dispute with China over the islands, known as Senkaku in Japanese and Diaoyu in Chinese.

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