Japan’s Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi, left, and Defence Minister Nobuo Kishi attend a video conference with their British counterparts on February 3 2021. Photo: AP Japan’s Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi, left, and Defence Minister Nobuo Kishi attend a video conference with their British counterparts on February 3 2021. Photo: AP
Japan’s Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi, left, and Defence Minister Nobuo Kishi attend a video conference with their British counterparts on February 3 2021. Photo: AP
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Japan, Britain ministers hold security talks amid China’s activities in East and South China seas

  • Japan and UK ministers were expected to discuss ways of ensuring a free and open Indo-Pacific region based on the rule of law, according to Japanese foreign ministry officials
  • The meeting came as Japan and Britain both share concerns about China’s rising maritime assertiveness and its attempts to change the status quo in the East and South China seas

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Japan’s Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi, left, and Defence Minister Nobuo Kishi attend a video conference with their British counterparts on February 3 2021. Photo: AP Japan’s Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi, left, and Defence Minister Nobuo Kishi attend a video conference with their British counterparts on February 3 2021. Photo: AP
Japan’s Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi, left, and Defence Minister Nobuo Kishi attend a video conference with their British counterparts on February 3 2021. Photo: AP
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