South China Sea, Diaoyus and North Korea to top agenda as Japan and Germany’s foreign, defence ministers meet with China on their mind

//South China Sea, Diaoyus and North Korea to top agenda as Japan and Germany’s foreign, defence ministers meet with China on their mind

South China Sea, Diaoyus and North Korea to top agenda as Japan and Germany’s foreign, defence ministers meet with China on their mind

Japan and Germany’s first “2-plus-2” meeting between their respective foreign and defence ministers opened via live video link on Tuesday, with security and a shared concern over China’s increasingly aggressive approach to regional territorial issues set to top the agenda. In addition to Beijing’s island building in the South China Sea and its claims to sovereignty over the Diaoyu Islands, which Japan controls and refers to as the Senkakus, Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi and…

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