Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says Tokyo wants to take the lead on issuing a joint statement from the G7. Photo: Reuters

Japan to draft G7 statement on China’s plans for Hong Kong national security law

  • Group’s members share ‘universal values such as freedom, democracy and rule of law [and have] a mission to lead global public opinion’, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says
  • Announcement expected to further jeopardise plans for Chinese President Xi Jinping to visit Japan this year
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says Tokyo wants to take the lead on issuing a joint statement from the G7. Photo: Reuters
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