China Minister Lodges Protest with Japan to Protest “China-Related Hype” at G7


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China Vice Foreign Minister Sun Weidong has summoned the Japanese ambassador to register protests over “hype around China-related issues" at the Group of Seven (G7) summit over the weekend, a ministry statement late on Sunday said. The heads of the world’s leading democracies meeting in the Japanese city of Hiroshima expressed serious concerns about rising tensions in East and South China Seas as well as voicing concerns about the human rights situations in China, including in Tibet and Xinjiang. Sun said Japan collaborated with the other countries at the G7 summit “in activities and joint declarations … to smear and...