Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga. Photo: AP Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga. Photo: AP
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga. Photo: AP

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga angers China after he describes Taiwan as a country

  • Suga prompts immediate criticism from Beijing after making the comment during a parliamentary debate about Covid-19 controls
  • Mainland China has never renounced the use of force to regain control over Taiwan and Tokyo’s recent shows of support for the island have already hit relations

Topic |   China-Japan relations
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga. Photo: AP Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga. Photo: AP
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga. Photo: AP
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