Japan's Defence Minister Nobuo Kishi held talks with his US counterpart on the Senkaku island chain, which China also claims and calls Diaoyu. Photo: AP Japan's Defence Minister Nobuo Kishi held talks with his US counterpart on the Senkaku island chain, which China also claims and calls Diaoyu. Photo: AP
Japan's Defence Minister Nobuo Kishi held talks with his US counterpart on the Senkaku island chain, which China also claims and calls Diaoyu. Photo: AP
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Senkaku Islands fall under Japan-US security pact, defence chiefs confirm

  • Japan’s Nobuo Kishi and US acting defence secretary Christopher Miller held talks on Saturday in which they also discussed North Korea
  • President-elect Joe Biden earlier in the week told Japanese PM Yoshihide Suga that the US will help defend the uninhabited islands, known as Diaoyu in China

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Japan's Defence Minister Nobuo Kishi held talks with his US counterpart on the Senkaku island chain, which China also claims and calls Diaoyu. Photo: AP Japan's Defence Minister Nobuo Kishi held talks with his US counterpart on the Senkaku island chain, which China also claims and calls Diaoyu. Photo: AP
Japan's Defence Minister Nobuo Kishi held talks with his US counterpart on the Senkaku island chain, which China also claims and calls Diaoyu. Photo: AP
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