Biden, Suga to Send Signal to Aggressive CCP at US-Japan SummitEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

TOKYO/WASHINGTON—Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga and U.S. President Joe Biden will highlight Tokyo’s central role in Washington’s strategy to counter the challenge of an increasingly aggressive Chinese regime at a summit on Friday. While that emphasis on Japan’s key status will be welcome in Tokyo, where some politicians are pushing for a tougher stance towards Beijing, it also raises questions about how far Tokyo can go to meet demands on regional defense and human rights. “This will be the precursor to a series of meetings among like-minded countries to send the right signal to Beijing,” Kunihiko Miyake, an adviser to Suga, told Reuters. Suga took over as premier last September. The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has increased maritime activities in the East and South China Seas and near Taiwan. Rights concerns have deepened over the treatment of Muslim Uyghurs in China’s Xinjiang region. Washington says Beijing is perpetrating a genocide. …Read More

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