President Joe Biden and Japan ese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga discussed their concerns about 'the impact of China 's actions on peace and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific region and the world' during their first in-person meeting at the White House on Friday.
and Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga had"serious talks" about China hours after the country warned Japan not to escalate hostilities over a disputed territory.Biden and Suga met at the White House on Friday, Biden's first in-person meeting with a foreign leader since becoming president. While many issues were discussed, the meeting was said to include a discussion on"the impact of China's actions on peace and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific region and the world," with the leaders sharing their"concerns over Chinese activities that are inconsistent with the international rules-based order, including the use of economic and other forms of coercion."
"We committed to working together to take on the challenges from China and on issues like the East China Sea, the South China Sea, as well as North Korea, to ensure a future of a free and open Indo-Pacific," Biden said at a press conference following the meeting."We're committed to defending and advancing our shared values, including human rights and the rule of law."
U.S. President Joe Biden speaks during a press conference with Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga at the White House in Washington, D.C. on April 16, 2021.Doug Mills/GettyChina warned Japanto not use the talks to inflame a dispute over the Diaoyu Islands, which Japan has long controlled and calls the Senkaku Islands. At the White House press conference, Suga said that the leaders"had serious talks on China's influence over the peace and prosperity of the Indo-Pacific and the world at large." headtopics.com
"We agreed to oppose any attempts to change the status quo by force or coercion in the East and South China Seas, and intimidation of others in the region," said Suga."At the same time, we agreed on the necessity for each of us to engage in frank dialogue with China. And, in so doing, to pursue stability of international relations, while upholding universal values."
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian said that the"Diaoyu Islands and its affiliated islets are China's inherent territory, and China is determined and resolved in safeguarding its territorial sovereignty" at a press conference on the same day. Zhao demanded that Japan"honor its four-point principled agreement with China, effectively strengthen internal control and prevent the situation from deteriorating and escalating."Read more: Newsweek »
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Biden, Suga to send signal to assertive China at U.S.-Japan summit Japan ese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga and U.S. President Joe Biden will highlight Tokyo's central role in Washington's strategy to counter the challenge of an increasingly assertive China at a summit on Friday.
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