Wednesday, January 01, 2014

China's Ambassador to UK Accuses Japan of Threatening Peace

Rhetoric Raises Tensions

China's ambassador to London, Liu Xiaoming, used unusually undiplomatic language to criticize Japan in a bylined article published in The Daily Telegraph.

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Comment: The ambassador's opinion piece is an indirect attack on Japan's most important ally, the United States, which China blames for Japan's new focus on national security and defense.