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Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga returned this week from the recently concluded Group of Seven leaders’ summit having played an important role in getting the world’s leading democracies to take a tougher stance against China on human rights issues.

In addition to raising concerns about Hong Kong, Uyghur Muslims and China's military actions in East and Southeast Asia, the G7 leaders made an unprecedented statement stressing the importance of peace and stability across the Taiwan Strait.

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