Japanese foreign minister Yoshimasa Hayashi. Photo: ZUMA Press Wire/dpa
Japanese foreign minister Yoshimasa Hayashi. Photo: ZUMA Press Wire/dpa
Japan

Japan says US committed to protect disputed Diaoyu Islands from attack amid China tensions

  • Foreign minister Hayashi and Secretary of State Blinken also agreed to realise an early visit to the US by Japanese PM Kishida for his first summit
  • The two diplomats strongly opposed Beijing’s unilateral attempts to change the status quo in the East and South China Seas during a phone call

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Japanese foreign minister Yoshimasa Hayashi. Photo: ZUMA Press Wire/dpa
Japanese foreign minister Yoshimasa Hayashi. Photo: ZUMA Press Wire/dpa
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