Arab Today, arab today media attacks hillary clinton comments
Last Updated : GMT 12:42:49
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today

Media attacks Hillary Clinton comments

Arab Today, arab today

Arab Today, arab today Media attacks Hillary Clinton comments

Beijing - UPI

China's official Xinhua News Agency Monday attacked U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's comments on Japan's administration of the Senkaku Islands. The uninhabited islands in the East China Sea have become a source of serious territorial contention between Japan and China, and tensions have worsened since Japan nationalized the islands last September. China calls the islands Diaoyu Islands. Speaking to the media last Friday following her meeting with visiting Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida, Clinton said she "reiterated longstanding American policy on the Senkaku Islands and our treaty obligations." She said although the United States does not take a position on the ultimate sovereignty of the islands, "we acknowledge they are under the administration of Japan and we oppose any unilateral actions that would seek to undermine Japanese administration and we urge all parties to take steps to prevent incidents and manage disagreements through peaceful means." A Xinhua commentary said Clinton's remarks meant the U.S.-Japan Security Treaty applied to the islands. "Her words showed explicit U.S. endorsement of Japan over the Diaoyu Islands issue, sending a mixed and wrong signal and adding fuel to the matter," Xinhua said, adding: "It was exceedingly wrong for Clinton, a senior U.S. governmental official in charge of American foreign affairs, to make such comments," which were "ignorant of essential historical facts and international law ... ." The report said the islands have been "China's inherent territories since ancient times." It said the United States "arbitrarily placed the Diaoyu Islands under its administration in the 1950s and transferred the so-called 'administrative authority' to Japan in the 1970s," adding such "backroom deals" had seriously violated China's territorial sovereignty. Xinhua said Clinton's words, which "indicated the chaotic U.S. foreign policies," would embolden right-wing forces in Japan and intensify tensions between China and Japan, and that the "irresponsible U.S. remarks concerning the Diaoyu Islands will worsen, rather than relieve the tension over the issue." The report said with "intensified tension and deteriorated security within the region, no less the prospect of reviving militarism in Japan, the security and economic recovery of the U.S. would be largely affected. It is unwise for the politicians to act shortsightedly." In an earlier commentary, Xinhua said: "U.S. explicit endorsement of a right-leaning Japan is sure to raise concerns among Asian countries, many of which still hold bitter memories of Japan's wartime atrocities and are casting a wary eye on the newly installed hawkish administration in Tokyo." The reference was to the new Japanese government led by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who has taken a tough stand on the island dispute. In her comments, Clinton also said her government has invited Abe to visit the United States and meet with President Obama in the third week of February. Abe's earlier planned visit this month had to be put off due to Obama's busy scheduled. In his remarks, Kishida said the security environment is becoming "ever more challenging in the Asia Pacific," and that his government recognizes that the "close Japan-U.S. cooperation in all areas is indispensible." He said that while Japan "will not concede and will uphold our fundamental position that the Senkaku Islands are an inherent territory of Japan, we intend to respond calmly so as not to provoke China."

Name *

E-mail *

Comment Title*

Comment *

: Characters Left

Mandatory *

Terms of use

Publishing Terms: Not to offend the author, or to persons or sanctities or attacking religions or divine self. And stay away from sectarian and racial incitement and insults.

I agree with the Terms of Use

Security Code*

Arab Today, arab today media attacks hillary clinton comments Arab Today, arab today media attacks hillary clinton comments

 



Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today Mohamed Bahari prepares new collection for spring 2017

GMT 06:15 2017 Monday ,27 February

Mohamed Bahari prepares new collection for spring 2017
Arab Today, arab today As Olympics loom, China plunges into snow biz

GMT 10:08 2017 Tuesday ,28 February

As Olympics loom, China plunges into snow biz
Arab Today, arab today Sheds light on major steps in 12-year career

GMT 06:07 2017 Monday ,27 February

Sheds light on major steps in 12-year career
Arab Today, arab today UN envoy sets out framework

GMT 07:25 2017 Monday ,27 February

UN envoy sets out framework
Arab Today, arab today Kalam Nawaem made a difference in social issues

GMT 06:43 2017 Tuesday ,28 February

Kalam Nawaem made a difference in social issues

GMT 19:03 2017 Friday ,24 February

PJD Slams Assabah Newspaper over Allegations

GMT 15:42 2017 Thursday ,23 February

Information Minister delivers lecture at RCSC

GMT 14:13 2017 Thursday ,23 February

International media conference concludes

GMT 19:28 2017 Tuesday ,21 February

McCain criticizes Trump over continued media attacks

GMT 10:17 2017 Tuesday ,21 February

Dh56,000 of fines for illegal adverts around Abu Dhabi

GMT 15:27 2017 Monday ,20 February

Trump calls media ‘enemy of American people’
View News in Arabic - Media: آخر الأخبار
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today Parliament considers solutions to overpopulation

GMT 20:27 2017 Monday ,27 February

Parliament considers solutions to overpopulation
Arab Today, arab today Penguins in the age of dinos

GMT 11:44 2017 Saturday ,25 February

Penguins in the age of dinos
Arab Today, arab today Pluto's unruly moons

GMT 06:31 2015 Thursday ,04 June

Pluto's unruly moons
Arab Today, arab today 'Constructive' Vauxhall talk with union

GMT 08:54 2017 Saturday ,25 February

'Constructive' Vauxhall talk with union
Arab Today, arab today Tesla back into red but revenue grows

GMT 07:27 2017 Thursday ,23 February

Tesla back into red but revenue grows
Arab Today, arab today Aspires present the story of Egypt’s first president

GMT 06:18 2017 Sunday ,26 February

Aspires present the story of Egypt’s first president
Arab Today, arab today Ex-yoga missionary unleashes rage

GMT 12:16 2017 Thursday ,23 February

Ex-yoga missionary unleashes rage

GMT 06:42 2017 Saturday ,25 February

Reasons for the delay 'On the Stairs of Servants'

GMT 05:14 2017 Thursday ,23 February

UK appoints 1st Scotland Yard chief in 188 years

GMT 18:23 2017 Friday ,24 February

Fadi explains secrets of  Nancy Ajram's newlook

GMT 10:28 2017 Wednesday ,22 February

Milan laughs while Rome cries

GMT 19:45 2017 Monday ,20 February

Sarah Belamesh designs antiques of "ceramic"

GMT 10:51 2017 Saturday ,25 February

Pigs with edited genes show resistance

GMT 18:28 2017 Saturday ,25 February

Tourist guide explains types of tourism

GMT 13:12 2015 Saturday ,09 May

Sheikh Sultan opens Sharjah Centre

GMT 06:28 2017 Tuesday ,28 February

Dumbphones survive rise of the smartphone

GMT 22:42 2017 Thursday ,23 February

Nasima Gamei revives heritage in jewelries
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today
 
 Arab Today Facebook,arab today facebook  Arab Today Twitter,arab today twitter Arab Today Rss,arab today rss  Arab Today Youtube,arab today youtube  Arab Today Youtube,arab today youtube
arabstoday arabstoday arabstoday arabstoday
arabstoday arabstoday arabstoday
arabstoday
بناية النخيل - رأس النبع _ خلف السفارة الفرنسية _بيروت - لبنان
arabstoday, Arabstoday, Arabstoday