BEIJING (Reuters) – China Vice International Minister Solar Weidong has summoned the Japanese ambassador to register protests over “hype round China-related points” on the Group of Seven (G7) summit over the weekend, a ministry assertion late on Sunday stated.
Solar stated Japan collaborated with the opposite international locations on the G7 summit “in actions and joint declarations … to smear and assault China, grossly interfering in China’s inner affairs, violating the essential rules of worldwide legislation and the spirit of the 4 political paperwork between China and Japan,” referring to the China-Japan Joint Assertion of 1972.
He stated Japan’s actions had been detrimental to China’s sovereignty, safety and improvement pursuits, and that China is “strongly dissatisfied and firmly opposes” them.
“Japan ought to appropriate its understanding of China, grasp strategic autonomy, adhere to the rules of the 4 political paperwork between China and Japan, and really promote the steady improvement of bilateral relations with a constructive perspective,” Solar stated.
The Chinese language embassy in Britain had earlier requested London to cease slandering and smearing China to keep away from additional injury to China-UK relations.
(Reporting by Liz Lee; Enhancing by Tom Hogue)