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China will never yield an inch on sovereignty issue (2)

(People's Daily Online)

15:15, September 13, 2012

The Japanese government should never expect the Chinese government to make a concession on this issue. The Chinese government has repeatedly expressed hopes of working with Japan to promote the overall development of Sino-Japan relations. But peace must be built on the basis of mutual respect. China will never sacrifice its security and sovereignty for peace.

The Diaoyu Islands issue is in essence not merely a matter of territory claim. Japan usurped China’s Diaoyu Islands in the Sino-Japanese War. After Japan’s defeat in the Second World War, the islands have been returned to China. The territorial dispute concerns the feelings of Chinese and other Asian people who suffered Japanese invasion, because whether Japan accepts the result of unconditional surrender in the Second World War has to do with defending the fruits of victory of the war. Japanese militarism may resurge if the international community turns a blind eye to the expansion of the Japanese right-wing force and Japan’s "nationalization" of Diaoyu Islands, which poses a hazard to the regional and global peace. The Chinese people, who made tremendous contributions to the Second World War, will not allow the blood of numerous martyrs was shed in vain.

Read the Chinese version: 中国在领土主权问题上绝不会退让半步, source: PLA Daily, author: Luo Yuan

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