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China tells Japan 'negative' moves prevent improvement in ties

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There's always 2 sides to a story...

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Contrary to popular belief, it takes THREE to start a fight.

The two guys mouthing off at each other and the other guy standing by smiling sweetly as if butter wouldn't melt in his mouth.

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Yep! It's a two way street. Japan has to stop downplaying the Nanjing massacre and the comfort women incident. And, China has to stop their antagonism over the island disputes.

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Yeah and claiming land that is claimed by others and then unilaterally building military bases and runways on that land is somehow positive?

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Yep! It's a two way street. Japan has to stop downplaying the Nanjing massacre and the comfort women incident. And, China has to stop their antagonism over the island disputes.

Stopping downplaying the issue is not the problem, failure to acknowledge and accept it as official policy is the issue from China's side.

China does not get involved with the comfort women issue, and Japan doesn't downplay the issue regarding Nanking, they deny it.

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yes japan, everything you do that dont agree with me is negative, and everything i do is always positive. you ask why? simply because by definition, i am china, and i do no bad.

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I'm just trying to think of when China did anything positive but am struggling with it at the moment.

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Japanese government should cut diplomatic ties with China and Korea. Japanese people do not really gain anything from it !

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True, Japan did make some negative motives, but the same can be said about China. To point out about other people's fault while keeping quiet about your own faults is nothing but hypocrisy. Both must make positive moves in order for the relationship to improve.

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Lol...good one...lol.

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He's bang on, but then saying it as though it's a one-way street makes it pointless and hypocritical. China also needs to put it's money where it's mouth is, instead of just putting out money and feet in its mouth.

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Japan needs China a hell of a lot more than China needs Japan.

If China got its act together and reversed the desertification in the west it would become unstoppable.

Japan would do well to stop pissing off its neighbors and start cooperating considering the crash in its population and complete lack of willingness to accept immigration and utter inability to attract skilled foreign labor.

How long can Japan farm out its designs and patented products to China which has no intention of respecting IP law? Sooner or later enough rich people will be in China to copy and reproduce everything Japan has designed, reverse engineer it, make improvements and sell it to other nations.

And it's not like Japan is ever going to have enough military power to scare China - you could enlist every single living person in the nation of Japan and still barely have 1/10th of the military capacity that China has.

Let's see some forward progress instead of more drum beating Japan. Instead of trying to economically conquer every nation in Asia, pump money into China through subsidiaries, buy up the land in the west and make them love Japan. Win-win for both sides.

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Soon the countries of East Asia will put aside their petty differences and join together in an EU-style union that will ensure future peace and promote their shared economic and political interests internationally as well as allow their citizens to live work and travel freely across their territories without discrimination,.. is something that nobody will ever say.

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Japanese officials responded by saying China doesn't know what it's talking about.. while paying respect to Tojo at the Yasukuni Shrine.

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Wang rambling like Trump. Lots of words but saying nothing.

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Not sure why Japan needs to care about China at all. US should be the only country that matters to Japan. Japan should cut ALL relationships with China. I think Japan would be better off.

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IloveCoffee:

Japanese officials responded by saying China doesn't know what it's talking about.. while paying respect to Tojo at the Yasukuni Shrine.

Lol!

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China has told Japan that “negative” moves by Tokyo on major issues are preventing an improvement in bilateral ties...

If recent moves by Japan has upset China, Japan must be doing something right.

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Locking up political dissidents is a rather negative move, oh overlord of darkness.

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Jay Que,

Locking up political dissidents is a rather negative move, oh overlord of darkness.

Japan does it too:

http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2017/01/23/national/politics-diplomacy/detention-okinawa-activist-sparks-cries-political-oppression/#.WKln9hhh2UM

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Short News on MSNBC China announced it gave NK notice of China will not purchase coal because of NK missile program and shooting missile. Annual purchase agreement, so all this year ?

Positive movement step one ?

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Who is the main holder of negative moves outward? lol This question is very easily answered by every neighbor of China, along with every country around the world! Answer..... China itself, the country that always is trying to put such blame on everyone other than itself! We here China stating that the US moves are of a cold war mentality while China's moves are based on war and its positioning for future conflicts as this is China's outlook of the future. But, China is always using aggressive stature and behavior based on it all time mentality based on conflict with everyone! Who is the holder of negative moves? Who is the holder of cold war (WAR) mentality?? China controls these mindsets all by itself, no one else!

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