Nonaka remarks riled the Senkaku waters

/ | Jun 12, 2013

Nonaka remarks riled the Senkaku waters

A recent statement in Beijing by a former chief Cabinet secretary has emerged as a focal issue that could greatly affect tensions between Japan and China over the contested ownership of the Senkaku Islands. During his meeting in early June with Liu Yunshan, the ...

/ Jun 6, 2013

China party figure Liu hits Abe take on history

Senior Chinese Communist Party figure Liu Yunshan voiced displeasure with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s comments on historical recognition in a meeting earlier this week with former Chief Cabinet Secretary Hiromu Nonaka, officials close to bilateral ties said. Liu, the Communist Party’s fifth-ranked leader, was ...

Jun 5, 2013

Senkaku row shelved in '70s: Nonaka

Former chief Cabinet Secretary Hiromu Nonaka says leaders from Japan and China agreed to shelve the territory row when the two countries normalized relations in the early 1970s.