Japan focusses on the US and Southeast Asia as strategic partners
Japan’s new foreign policy concentrates on developing closer ties with Southeast Asian countries and the United States as politicians and businessmen begin to disengage with China following the dispute over the Senkaku Islands. The new government’s first foreign visits underline this regional strategic cooperation and the common ground with the US on political and defence issues.
JAPAN’S new Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is tackling foreign policy very differently than he did during his first tenure in 2006-07.
Then, there were high hopes of a thaw in relations with China, and Mr Abe made improving political and economic links with Beijing a government priority.
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