A China Coast Guard vessel is seen near the Diaoyu Islands, known as Senkaku Islands in Japan. Tokyo has released a report expressed concerns about Beijing’s military expansion. Photo: EPA
A China Coast Guard vessel is seen near the Diaoyu Islands, known as Senkaku Islands in Japan. Tokyo has released a report expressed concerns about Beijing’s military expansion. Photo: EPA
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Japan highlights ‘strong concerns’ over China’s military expansion in annual foreign policy report

  • The 2021 edition of the Diplomatic Bluebook also cited China’s alleged human rights abuses in Xinjiang and the crackdown on Hong Kong as issues of concern
  • The report comes as China steps up activities in the waters around the Diaoyus, which Japan refers to as the Senkakus, issuing a landform survey report on Monday

A China Coast Guard vessel is seen near the Diaoyu Islands, known as Senkaku Islands in Japan. Tokyo has released a report expressed concerns about Beijing’s military expansion. Photo: EPA
A China Coast Guard vessel is seen near the Diaoyu Islands, known as Senkaku Islands in Japan. Tokyo has released a report expressed concerns about Beijing’s military expansion. Photo: EPA
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