Japanese Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Taro Aso said Monday (5) that the United States and Japan should jointly defend Taiwan, and Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs welcomed the response on Tuesday. Taiwan’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Ou Jiang’an said, “Taiwan is located at the important hub of the first island chain in East Asia and plays a key role in the stability and prosperity of the region,” and said he was “pleased to see the international community pay attention to the peace and stability of the Taiwan Strait.
Ou Jiang’an also said that the Taiwanese government would “work closely with like-minded countries on a deep foundation” to “safeguard the international order based on democratic values and rules” and “work together to maintain peace, stability and prosperity in the Taiwan Strait and the region. We will work together to maintain peace, stability and prosperity in the Taiwan Strait and the region.
Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimichi Mogi announced Tuesday (6) that he will again donate 1.13 million doses of AstraZeneca (AZ) vaccine to Taiwan, for a total of 2.37 million doses of vaccine. Mogi Toshimatsu said that since 2011, when the Great East Japan Earthquake, Taiwan donated heavily, “Taiwan and various forms of mutual support and assistance” is “proof of Taiwan-Japan friendship. In response, Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed its gratitude and said that the deep friendship between Taiwan and Japan is rock-solid.
The company’s main business is to promote the development of the company’s products and services. When the time comes, Japan may start the “right to collective self-defense” (right to collective self-defense), and collaborate with the United States to protect Taiwan.
China’s diplomatic response said the remarks were “extremely wrong and dangerous, seriously violating the principles of the four Sino-Japanese political documents and undermining the political foundation of Sino-Japanese relations”, which China strongly resents and resolutely opposes, and has lodged a solemn protest with the Japanese side.