Japan’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Toshimitsu Motegi. Photo: BloombergJapan’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Toshimitsu Motegi. Photo: Bloomberg
Japan’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Toshimitsu Motegi. Photo: Bloomberg

Japan’s Motegi pledges aid to Mekong countries, champions Indo-Pacific as Asean tour ends

  • Tokyo is seeking to boost ties with Southeast Asia amid US-China tensions and its efforts to diversify supply chains, analysts say
  • Japan’s Foreign Minister also promoted a rules-based approach to resolving disputes as Beijing ramps up its assertiveness in the South China Sea

Topic |   Japan
Japan’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Toshimitsu Motegi. Photo: BloombergJapan’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Toshimitsu Motegi. Photo: Bloomberg
Japan’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Toshimitsu Motegi. Photo: Bloomberg
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