Monday, November 30, 2009

China And Japan Military Relations Are Getting Closer

China, Japan To Enhance Defense Exchanges -- CCT

Visiting Chinese Defense Minister Liang Guanglie has met with his Japanese counterpart Toshimi Kitazawa in Tokyo. The two sides have agreed to enhance defense exchanges as part of efforts to further boost ties and mutual trust.

The Chinese defense minister attended a military ceremony at the Japanese Ministry of Defense on Friday. The Japanese side welcomed him with a guard of honor.

Read more ....

My Comment: I never thought that China and Japan would reach this level of cooperation on military and political issues in my lifetime. Clearly the world is a different place, and while many in Asia still harbor a deep resentment against Japan's wartime atrocities, present needs and priorities are superseding past animosities and lack of trust.

No comments: