Japan, Australia Voice Concerns Over China's Coast Guard Law, Allege Rights Abuses
Umer Jamshaid 10 days ago Wed 09th June 2021 | 03:10 PM
MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 09th June, 2021) The foreign and defense ministers of Japan and Australia expressed concerns over China's recent coast guard law and purported rights abuses in its Xinjiang region in a joint statement after virtual 2+2 talks on Wednesday.
.. In this context, we express our concerns over China's Coast Guard Law and reaffirm that the actions of a state's coast guard must be consistent with international law. We underscore the importance of peace and stability across the Taiwan Strait and encourage the peaceful resolution of cross-Strait issues," the joint statement said.