Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe with the leaders of Pacific island countries at their summit in the northeastern Japan city of Iwaki. Photo: Kyodo
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe with the leaders of Pacific island countries at their summit in the northeastern Japan city of Iwaki. Photo: Kyodo
Diplomacy

Japan and Pacific Nations discuss North Korean sanctions and ‘rule of law’ at sea during two-day summit

The Abe administration has pushed ahead with in an apparent effort to counter the growing maritime assertiveness of China

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe with the leaders of Pacific island countries at their summit in the northeastern Japan city of Iwaki. Photo: Kyodo
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe with the leaders of Pacific island countries at their summit in the northeastern Japan city of Iwaki. Photo: Kyodo
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