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

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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