Chinanews, October 28, according to a comprehensive Japanese media report, on the 27th, former Japanese Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda delivered a speech, pointing out the need to improve relations with China and calling for the realization of the Sino-Japanese summit meeting as soon as possible.
At the same time, they questioned Japan’s increase in defense costs.
In addition, it criticized the so-called "Chinese origin theory" of the new coronavirus.
Data map: Former Japanese Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda.
Photo by China News Agency reporter Sheng Jiapeng
According to reports, former Japanese Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda delivered a speech in Tokyo, pointing out the need to improve relations with China and calling for an early realization of the summit meeting between China and Japan.
He emphasized: "It is necessary to build a new relationship of trust. The most important thing is the summit meeting. If leaders do not meet and state their ideas, it will not go well."
Fukuda pointed out that "there is an interdependent relationship" between China, the United States and Japan.
For whether there will be a military conflict between China and the United States, Fukuda believes that it is "impossible."
Regarding the sluggish Sino-Japanese relations, Fukuda cited Japan’s participation in the “four-party security dialogue” as an example, saying that “I don’t know the thoughts of the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the secretary to the prime minister’s residence, etc., but the comment on the “China Siege Net” is wrong. The Chinese will Feeling'really outrageous'."
In the election for the Japanese House of Representatives, the Liberal Democratic Party of Japan adopted "raising defense costs to more than 2% of GDP" as a campaign convention.
In this regard, Fukuda said, “If you are an enemy of a neighboring country, no matter how hard you try, you will not be able to protect (Japan). It is necessary not to make enemies.”
Earlier, Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida proposed that Japan needs to build enemy base attack capabilities.
Fukuda said in this regard, “The sentence attacking enemy bases itself is a retrograde (not making enemies). If Japan’s relations with other countries improve, there will be no such remarks.”
Regarding the "Chinese origin theory" of the new crown virus that the United States stigmatizes China, Fukuda said: "It is just outside rumors, (China) does not need to apologize. The United States once strategically claimed that Iraq has weapons of mass destruction. Should we believe the words of major powers? , Must use our own eyes to confirm."Keywords: