- Defense & Security
Japan, Malaysia Confirm Security Cooperation
15:33 JST, July 13, 2023
JAKARTA — Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi and his Malaysian counterpart Zambry Abdul Kadir have confirmed security cooperation between their nations, with an eye on China’s maritime expansion.
In Jakarta on Wednesday, the leaders exchanged opinions about the situation in the East and South China Seas.
Hayashi is visiting Jakarta to attend foreign ministers’ meetings connected to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, through which Japan aims to cooperate with other nations to realize a free and open Indo-Pacific region.
Hayashi will also explain and seek understanding for Japan’s plan to discharge into the ocean treated water from Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc.’s Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant.
"Politics" POPULAR ARTICLE
Japan, U.S., South Korea Swiftly Share Radar Info for First Time, Letting Japan Track North Korean Missile More Quickly
China Deploys Multiple Warships Around Self-Claimed ADIZ
U.S. Warned Japan of China’s Hacking of Official Diplomatic Telegram System; Reinforcing Cybersecurity Key Concern
4 Chinese Warships Deployed Around Taiwan, Sources Say; Believed Ships Will Collaborate with Other Warships in East China Sea
Prime Minister Kishida to Meet Kenyan President William Ruto in Tokyo; Plans to Expand Bilateral Cooperation in Defense
JN ACCESS RANKING
- Japan Business Delegation, Chinese Premier Li Meet; Both Sides Tout Importance of Bilateral Economic Ties
- Japan Eyes 45 B. Yen in Aid for Optical Semiconductors
- Japan’s Job Availability Ratio Rises for 2nd Straight Year
- North Korean Workers in China Riot over Unpaid Wages; 2,000 Occupy Factory, Kill Plant Manager
- Business, Labor Leaders Reaffirm Vow to Raise Wages in Shunto Talks