Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi. Photo: dpa Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi. Photo: dpa
Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi. Photo: dpa
Diplomacy

US and Japan agree to extend troops deal, Blinken concerned by China’s conduct in disputed waters

  • The current agreement will be extended for one year, obliging Japan to pay roughly US$1.9 billion to host US troops
  • US secretary of state also reaffirmed that the disputed Diaoyu Islands Islands, which China calls Diaoyus, are covered by security treaty

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Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi. Photo: dpa Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi. Photo: dpa
Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi. Photo: dpa
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