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China's stance on Diaoyu Islands Issue

(People's Daily Online)

10:30, August 17, 2012

China's stance on Diaoyu Islands Issue

Several men wave Chinese national flag as they chant slogans in protest of Japan's detention of 14 Chinese nationals from Hong Kong who landed on the Diaoyu Islands in the East China Sea outside the Japanese Embassy in Beijing, capital of China, Aug. 16, 2012. Japanese police arrested 14 Chinese activists on suspicion of "illegal entry" after seven of them landed on one of the Diaoyu islands Wednesday afternoon. (Xinhua/Li Wen)

 

>>>>China holds "firm stance" over Diaoyu Islands

China holds a "firm stance" over the Diaoyu Islands, and any of Japan's unilateral moves against Chinese nationals is illegal and invalid, the Foreign Ministry said Friday.[Read More]

As Japan decided to release 14 Chinese nationals it was detaining, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Qin Gang said: "China holds a clear and firm stance on the issue of Diaoyu Islands."[Read More]

 

>>>> China says Japan's unilateral moves against Chinese nationals "illegal, invalid"

Any of Japan's unilateral moves against Chinese nationals is illegal and invalid, China's Foreign Ministry said Friday, after Japan decided to release 14 Chinese nationals it detained earlier this week.[Read More]

>>>>Beijing demands activists' release

Beijing urged Tokyo on Wednesday to immediately and unconditionally release 14 Chinese nationals held over a landing on islands belonging to China.[Read More]

In a meeting with Japan's ambassador to Beijing and a phone call with a Japanese official, Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs Fu Ying "demanded that Japan ensure the safety of 14 Chinese nationals and immediately and unconditionally release them", the Foreign Ministry said on its website.[Read More]

>>>>MOC spokesman: China concerned about detention of nationals

The Ministry of Commerce (MOC) has urged Japan to properly handle the issue of the illegal detention of Chinese nationals who went to the Diaoyu Islands.[Read More]

>>>>Japan totally responsible for escalating tensions over Diaoyu Islands

Tensions concerning territorial disputes between China and Japan over the Diaoyu Islands have surged to a new high on August 15, as Japanese authorities flagrantly arrested five activists from Hong Kong who had landed on one of the islands.[Read More]

>>>>China to lodge representations to Japan over nationals' detention

The Chinese Foreign Ministry is contacting the Japanese side to lodge representations over the detention of five Chinese nationals on the Diaoyu Islands, according to an announcement from the ministry on Wednesday.[Read More]

>>>>China asks Japan not to endanger safety of Chinese citizens

China has asked Japan to refrain from taking any action that could endanger the safety of the lives and property of Chinese citizens going to the Diaoyu Islands, Foreign Ministry spokesman Qin Gang said in a press statement Wednesday.[Read More]

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