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Japan, France agree on cooperation over COVID-19, maritime security

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Good for France - another ally of Japan, and another freedom-loving, democratic nation that believes in Rule of Law. It would be good to see France step up and have a much greater military presence in the Western Pacific.

Stand up to the big bully, Communist China!

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Anything to stand up against belligerent China is good.

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China leveraged Europe's debt crisisis to have infiltrated many EU countries. They need their own Trump to rid themselves of the Chinese influence

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so far so good.

It must be important to build up against counties with totalitarianism by many counties

So it was very worth for Japan to be able to confirm the importance of security of the territories in the Indian and pacific oceans with European country, which is France. Also Germany.

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Good to see democratic countries all standing together to stop China's territorial expansion.

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Good for France - another ally of Japan, and another freedom-loving, democratic nation that believes in Rule of Law.

While supporting Japanese and French security cooperation in the Pacific, the arrest and subsequent treatment of Mr. Ghosn argues strongly against Japan notions that Japan adheres to the rule of law.

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Motegi is the first Japanese Cabinet member to travel abroad since Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga took office Sept. 16 in the country's first leadership change in nearly eight years.

What a cushy job for a foreign minister not having to travel anywhere ‘foreign’...

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What a cushy job for a foreign minister not having to travel anywhere ‘foreign’...

I love uninformed comments like that. You wouldn't last a week trying to manage a big organization like that full of competing factions while trying to implement your government's foreign policies.

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