Japan protests against Russia's arms sales to Russia, Russia did not respond
guanchazhewang· 2017-03-22 18:04:39
[observer network Roundup] Japan, Asahi Shimbun, 21, issued a document saying that Japan hopes to promote the progress of the territory of the northern territories and contain China, and Russia hopes to set barriers in the U.S. - Japan relations. Japan and Russia held for the first time since November 2014 after the foreign minister and defense minister 2+2 talks in 20 days. Although the two sides agreed on the issue of North Korea, but on the issue of security is still very obvious differences.
according to the Russian news agency reported on 21, said the Japanese Foreign Minister Kishida Fumio at a joint press conference after the talks, the two sides agreed to urge North Korea to refrain from acts of provocation, to comply with Security Council resolutions, stressed Russia will maintain close cooperation on North korea.
and Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov talked about the deployment of anti missile system in Japan and the United states. "In Moscow, ratcheting up tensions in the region," Lavrov said, "the deployment of anti missile system and strengthening the military in the Asia Pacific region, is not commensurate with the threats posed by North Korea, refuted Japan's so-called deployment of anti missile system is a response to the North Korean ballistic missile statement.
Lavrov said at a press conference that Russia is worried about the use of an alliance to maintain security in the Asia Pacific region. He believes that only collective decision-making is the only way to deal with modern challenges and threats." from left to right for the Russian Defense Minister Shoigu, Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov, foreign minister Kishida Fumio, Japanese defense minister Inada Tomomi
"Asahi Shimbun" said Japan's allies of the United States of regime change, has been worried about Japan and Russia close to the end of the Obama administration to improve relations between the United States and Russia in Trump administration. Government insiders said, if the issue of dialogue between Syria and Ukraine on the issue of dialogue with Russia, it should be understood".
article said that in the air self defense force aircraft emergency takeoff, the proportion of Russian aircraft in 2013 for 44%, accounting for Chinese aircraft accounted for 51%. In the 2015 year, for Russia's aircraft was 33%, for Chinese aircraft accounted for about 65%. Japanese government insiders said that the Russo Japanese "2+2" consultations also contain the requirements of Russia not to China one-sided meaning.
is reported that, in this consultation, the Japanese side on China's activities in the South China Sea and Russia to sell new weapons to China expressed concern, but the Russian side did not respond. Russian Defense Minister
Shoigu said in February this year, will add a division to the four northern islands and other places of the troops. The Japanese side expressed concern, but Shoigu responded that the surge is driven from 6 years ago, Russia mainly in coastal areas such as Linzhou, Amur Louis deployment, to defend the territory of russia.
previously, Putin in an interview with Japanese television interview, said that Russia and Japan do not have territorial issues, but the Japanese think they have.
recently, Japan moves frequently in the Asia Pacific region.
according to Russian satellite network reported that the Russian delegation arrived in Japan a few days ago, U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Tillerson visited japan. Andouble and Tillerson pointed out that it is necessary to maintain the United States at the same time "in the Asia Pacific power share towards the strategic goal, policy coordination between Japan and russia.
China Institute of international studies, director of the Institute of world economics and development Jiang Yuechun believes that Japan and the United States and Russia to strengthen cooperation in the field of security is intended to exert more influence on Asia Pacific security.
Jiang Yuechun said: "now, Japan's foreign policy, as always, continue to strengthen relations with the United States, the development of Japan US military alliance. As for relations with Russia, because of the recent meeting of the "2+2" recovery, in security and bilateral cooperation will be more and more, of course, through the strengthening of Japan with the United States and Russia in the field of security cooperation in the Asia Pacific region have hope more and more security influence.
Jiang Yuechun believes that Japan and Russia to expand cooperation aimed at resolving the territorial dispute between the four northern islands. At the same time, the Japanese leadership hopes to discuss the North Korean nuclear issue to affect Russia's policy in order to gain more support from the United states.