China calls for nations to ‘objectively and correctly view’ new coastguard law

//China calls for nations to ‘objectively and correctly view’ new coastguard law

China calls for nations to ‘objectively and correctly view’ new coastguard law

China has called on nations to “objectively and correctly view” its new coastguard law after Japan expressed concern over the legislation, which authorises pre-emptive strikes on foreign vessels.Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi raised Tokyo’s “strong concerns” about the new law in a virtual meeting with his British counterpart and defence ministers from the two countries on Wednesday. The two sides also said they “shared grave concerns” over Beijing’s assertiveness in the East and…

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