The government has lodged “a strong protest” against a commentary published by a Chinese state-run newspaper that questioned the legitimacy of Japan’s ownership of Okinawa, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said Thursday.
“If that is the position of the Chinese government, it’s totally unacceptable for us,” the government’s top spokesman told a news conference.
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