China Concerned as US-Allied Neighbor Prepares To Export Fighter Jets


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China signaled unease this week after the Japanese government took steps to one day export advanced fighter jets it is developing with two NATO members. "These moves trigger serious concerns among Japan's neighboring countries and the international community," Lin Jian, a spokesperson for China's Foreign Ministry, said on Tuesday. "We urge Japan to earnestly respect the security concerns of neighboring countries, deeply reflect on its history of aggression, commit itself to the path of peaceful development and earn the trust of its Asian neighbors and the international community through concrete actions" Lin said. None of Tokyo's other neighbors has publicly...