Archive for November 2nd, 2010

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Senkaku Islands: Only a US Idea

I want to emphasise that this is only a US idea […]
It must be pointed out that the Diaoyu islands are Chinese territory, and the territorial dispute between China and Japan over the Diaoyu islands is the business of the two nations only […]
The United States has many times said that US-Japan security treaties can apply to the Diaoyu islands. This is totally wrong.
The US side should immediately correct this mistaken position.

Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Ma Zhaoxu, reacting to a US offer to host three-way talks with Japan on the Senkaku islands dispute, as quoted by the BBC, Nov 2, 2010

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