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U.S.-Japan statement refers to 'peace and stability in Taiwan Strait' - Jiji

U.S.-Japan statement refers to 'peace and stability in Taiwan Strait' - Jiji

4/17/2021 7:15:00 AM

U.S.-Japan statement refers to 'peace and stability in Taiwan Strait' - Jiji

A joint statement after a summit between U.S. President Joe Biden and Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on Friday referred to the 'importance of peace and stability in the Taiwan Strait', Jiji news agency reported.

Reuters1 minute readA joint statement after a summit between U.S. President Joe Biden and Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on Friday referred to the "importance of peace and stability in the Taiwan Strait", Jiji news agency reported.It would be the first such reference to Taiwan in a joint statement by leaders of the two countries since 1969, although it echoed comments in a statement by their defense and foreign ministers last month.

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Japan to Reimpose Covid-19 State of Emergency in Tokyo and Osaka Ahead of Summer OlympicsJapan is preparing to reintroduce a state of emergency in Tokyo and Osaka with just three months to go before the Summer Olympics are set to kick off in Tokyo. Japan needs apologies for his water pollution policy and stop this behavior!!! Thanks China I demand from EU to inform IOM in Montenegro to accompany us till the plane and send us the country that we want and UNHCR to end up this SHAMEFUL Criminal situation finally. Our Life here is in danger. Montenegro aim to deport us to Azerbaijan with the order of Russia and Azerb.

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Japan declares 3rd state of emergency for Tokyo, elsewhere ahead of Summer OlympicsNEW: Japanese PM Yoshihide Suga declares third state of emergency for Tokyo and three other urban prefectures in an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19 ahead of the already-delayed Summer Olympics. My thinking is that Tokyo Olympics should be pushed to 2024 and the others pushed out from there. Although very sad for athletes and sports fans, I personally feel it’s crazy to try and go ahead with the games at this time. Time may take us apart, but I will still love you, I promise