The Japanese defence ministry says it is necessary to pay close attention to the situation around Taiwan with “a sense of crisis more than ever before”. Photo: AP The Japanese defence ministry says it is necessary to pay close attention to the situation around Taiwan with “a sense of crisis more than ever before”. Photo: AP
The Japanese defence ministry says it is necessary to pay close attention to the situation around Taiwan with “a sense of crisis more than ever before”. Photo: AP

‘Gross interference’: China hits back at Japan’s defence take on Taiwan

  • Beijing says Tokyo has exaggerated the ‘Chinese threat’ and it will defend its territorial integrity
  • Comments follow a Japanese defence paper saying the country should monitor conditions in the Taiwan Strait with a ‘sense of crisis’

Topic |   China-Japan relations
The Japanese defence ministry says it is necessary to pay close attention to the situation around Taiwan with “a sense of crisis more than ever before”. Photo: AP The Japanese defence ministry says it is necessary to pay close attention to the situation around Taiwan with “a sense of crisis more than ever before”. Photo: AP
The Japanese defence ministry says it is necessary to pay close attention to the situation around Taiwan with “a sense of crisis more than ever before”. Photo: AP
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