Japan Omits China, Asks Asian Democracies to Unite – Reuters

From Reuters:

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called on Wednesday for a “broader Asia” partnership of democracies that would include India, the United States and Australia but leave out the region’s superpower, China.

Abe’s comments came in an address to a joint session of India’s parliament, at the start of a high-profile visit that aims to boost trade between Asia’s largest and third largest economies and counter China’s growing strength….[Full Text]

[Image of Shinzo Abe, via Reuters]

August 22, 2007 5:10 AM
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