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China criticizes Abe for 'colluding with' Taiwan forces

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Only a totalitarian dictatorship intent on changing the world order in it's favor could complain about collusion among democratic nations. A major obstacle to China's dreams of glory.

15 ( +27 / -12 )

Abe still trying to remain relevant after quitting twice.

Retire you piece of garbage. You've hurt Japan enough with your nationalistic hubris and your tax hikes and your monetary printing that made everyone poorer. You've humiliated Japan with your numerous scandals and you, unlike almost anyone else, have the option of retiring in a lap of luxury.

Shut up and leave us alone to try and clean up your mess.

-9 ( +21 / -30 )

China has no room to condemn, complain, or criticize as this is what fools do.

15 ( +25 / -10 )

Japan severed diplomatic ties with Taiwan and established them with mainland China in 1972.

What were the Japanese thinking back then…

Honestly with the CCP, it’s the same story as it was with Putin.

The world might as well cut to the chase and desert China for Taiwan now. It seems that’s the end game.

Nothing against the people of China or Russia, but we can’t go on sucking up to their authoritarian regimes forever, and only act once they start killing thousands of people.

8 ( +16 / -8 )

So, if say "a lot" of private citizens elsewhere has this opinion, and I will use the term "private citizen" as that is what Abe is now when you think about it, are we going to get a separate unique rendition of this very melodramatic dialogue coming from Beijing for each and every ...private citizen who is, let's say, "pro-Taiwan" for polite terms? Maybe even a.... personalized rendition from your local.... ambassador?

Yes, I appreciate that Abe still has a lot of influence in certain ..places, but still, the same could be replicated anywhere on the planet and in any country and for any political/whatever group of people.

Let's say, for example, 10,000 people do not agree with spokesman Wang. What is Wang going to do - provide a personalized melodramatic dialogue for each ... "dissenter"?

It never ceases to amaze, if someone wakes up in the morning as a Taiwanese, what effect does that have to a person waking up as a mainland Chinese.

Little reason why people tune out to what comes out from certain channels....

1 ( +4 / -3 )

fxgaiToday  08:34 am JST

Japan severed diplomatic ties with Taiwan and established them with mainland China in 1972.

What were the Japanese thinking back then…

Exact same thing that the United States and everyone else thought. That China would grow up to be a nice country. Big fail.

8 ( +18 / -10 )

What were the Japanese thinking back then…

I'm not sure if it's thinking. It was because that was US policy and Japan just followed like what is happening now with the sanctions.

-2 ( +6 / -8 )

Abe is using the Ukraine crisis to stir up trouble with China and its unification of Taiwan.

A very stupid thing to do at this time.

Japan's liberal democrats are getting too arrogant .

If Japan pushes the Taiwan issue with China much more then it's really getting started.

A bad show of communication by abe.

-8 ( +9 / -17 )

Meanwhile, in another part of the world, another overly eager dictator is chomping at the bit to do to his peaceful neighbor exactly what Putin and Russia are doing to Ukraine. This is why it’s in everyone’s interests to see that Putin completely fails.

5 ( +10 / -5 )

Abe must stop mindless inference and concentrate on helping Prime-minister Kishida get the convid virus under control in Japan.

-9 ( +6 / -15 )

I think China is a huge danger to the Japanese people with Abe being a close second.

-11 ( +2 / -13 )

China has no business in Taiwan.

It is upto Taiwan to decide who should be its friends !!

7 ( +14 / -7 )

West Taiwan needs to abandon it's uncivil attempts to boss everybody else about, and keep it's nose out of everybody else's business!

-6 ( +3 / -9 )

Do us a favor China, Taiwan, or whoever.

Take Abe.

We don’t need em.

2 ( +9 / -7 )

Even if you fully support Taiwan in these matters and are pro-independence, it is a bad look for a former head of state to unilaterally go around all official channels like this. I am sure he has the ear of the current administration, at the very least he can make his concerns known to them and they can do what they see fit.

He isn't prime minister anymore and he shouldn't be acting like it.

0 ( +9 / -9 )

Spitfire, that simply doesn’t make sense. How is the guy pushing back on Chinese aggression ( as you put it the number one danger to the Japanese people ) the 2nd biggest threat ?

One example that you may want to consider is what we see playing out real time now in the Ukraine with Putin conjuring the nuclear weapons card. And what has Biden and his handlers done? Very little, it was up to the French and the Germans to step up and push back in a manner that made sense to Putin. America backing down, telling the world what they ‘won’t’ do is exactly what Putin was hoping for. The weakened West narrative.

Did the soft approach from the yanks make Putin calm down and come to the table? Not in the slightest, it made him even more confident, belligerent and aggressive!

Exactly the same will apply to China if we don’t stand up to them. So, in that sense Abe is doing everyone a huge favor by growing some. Mr Wang can continue acting like a spoilt child that never gets his own way. The more these idiots try to dictate who we can or can’t talk to the clearer things become. Even a child can understand it, so once again Mr Wang, thank you. Keep doing as you do.

-2 ( +3 / -5 )

"China firmly opposes any form of official exchanges" between Taiwan and countries that have diplomatic ties with the mainland, Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin told reporters in Beijing.

Yeah, nobody cares Wenbin.

China "expresses its firm opposition to and strong dissatisfaction with" Abe's online talks with Tsai,

Not China's business. How about China butt out of what does not concern it?

it is "dangerous" to encourage a breakthrough in relations between Taiwan and Japan by comparing Ukraine with issues surrounding the self-ruled island.

Dangerous for China's ambitions to rule Taiwan and it's people against their will.

People are beyond giving a damn about China's leader pining away because the people of Taiwan prefer their freedoms to being ruled by China and it's corrupt CCP. Document signed in the 1970's have no real relevance today as most nations and their people see that Taiwan is independent and a sovereign nation, even though they are scared to tell that to China. The fact is nations see it as Taiwan's choice to make, not China's, regarding any merging of their people's.

6 ( +10 / -4 )

Japan acknowledged One China principle like every nation on the planet,nobody recognizes two china or taiwan as a nation,one china that was the premise for formal relationship with China,so for Abe to stir up hubris by these antics only stirs up more trouble for Asia.

What happened to Japan's old slogan of Asia for asian? Now ,people like abe think it's better to play 2nd fiddle to US (wyte supremacy ) world hegemony.

-6 ( +4 / -10 )

Japan can make friends and allies with whomever they choose.

Just like Fascist Russia, Communist China believes they have a say in who neighboring nations make alliances with.

They should both butt out.

9 ( +13 / -4 )

It’s all about semiconductors…

0 ( +1 / -1 )

I don’t particularly like Abe’s brand of politics but he’s absolutely right about the Taiwan issue.

6 ( +9 / -3 )

Ossanamerika:

Exact same thing that the United States and everyone else thought. That China would grow up to be a nice country. Big fail.

That China would grow into a US lapdog and be subordinate. Big fail.

There, fixed it for ya.

-16 ( +1 / -17 )

shogun:

Do us a favor China, Taiwan, or whoever.

Take Abe.

We don’t need em.

What on earth has China and Taiwan ever done to deserve this? I say send Abe to America, the motherland.

-14 ( +2 / -16 )

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