Author Topic: Obama says disputed islands within scope of U.S.-Japan security treaty  (Read 190 times)

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Offline flowers

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http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/04/22/us-japan-usa-obama-interview-idUSBREA3L1YD20140422

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Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama said that islands at the center of a territorial dispute between Japan and China fall within the scope of the U.S.-Japan security treaty, the Yomiuri Shimbun daily said on Wednesday.

Obama, who arrives in Japan later on Wednesday on the first step of a four-nation Asian visit, made the remarks in written replies to questions.



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That's nice; does that mean that he'll have the US do more than just send in MREs should China attempt to take the islands by force?


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