Japan’s overseas minister says hopes Taiwan, China resolve points peacefully

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TOKYO, Oct 5 (Reuters) – Japan hopes that Taiwan and China are capable of resolve the problems peacefully between themselves, mentioned Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi on Tuesday, including that Japan will proceed to observe the scenario.

He mentioned that the geopolitical scenario surrounding Japan is turning into more and more troublesome, and spoke of his hopes of selling Japan’s financial diplomacy and strengthening ties with like-minded international locations.

Motegi was re-appointed to his function as overseas minister on Monday by new Prime Minister Fumio Kishida.

Reporting by Sakura Murakami; Editing by Kim Coghill

Japan's new Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi arrives at prime minister's office in Tokyo, Japan October 4, 2021.  REUTERS/Issei Kato