US Offers Its Cold War Hotline Experience to China, Japan In Setting Up Communication Mechanism

US guard authorities offered their experience to China and Japan in setting up a correspondence instrument to keep away from incidental conflicts including regional question, as indicated by a previous counselor to the legislature in Tokyo.

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Former Japanese government adviser Naoyuki Agawa says American officials are worried about accidental confrontations between China and Japan. Photo: David Wong
Naoyuki Agawa, an educator at Keio University who beforehand served in the Japanese international safe haven in Washington, said Pentagon authorities had proposed such an instrument could be valuable for China and Japan, given Beijing's revelation of an air guard distinguishing proof zone over the East China Sea in late 2013.

"American authorities are agonized over unplanned showdowns in the middle of China and Japan," Agawa said.

"A percentage of the general population I have conversed with secretly shown that was the way the Soviet Union and the US cooperated when they were at the stature of the frosty war.

"What I heard them saying was that: do you have that sort of instrument in the middle of China and Japan? If not, we have experience and that could be valuable."

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Japan and China concurred late on Sunday they would plan to resume chats on the investigation of characteristic assets in the East China Sea, and would work towards setting up a sea and air correspondence instrument to forestall struggle.

The assertions came as Premier Li Keqiang held his initially meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

Commentators said settling the correspondence component would be troublesome due to the positions the two countries had assumed control over the East China Sea.

While Beijing demands the issue is a regional debate, Japan declines to remember it accordingly.

Indeed, even thus, Japan trusts some sort of correspondence system is required as Chinese vessels have entered waters Japan claims as its region.

Agawa said there could be some "innovative routes" of pushing forward the system. For instance, the two countries could authoritatively concur that they had a "difference".

The meeting in the middle of Abe and Li came in the midst of elevated worries over China's developing self-assuredness in its treatment of regional question, especially in the South China Sea.

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US guided-rocket destroyer USS Lassen cruised inside of 12 nautical miles of the Chinese controlled Subi Reef last Tuesday.

Yasuhisa Kawamura, press secretary for Japan's remote issues service, said Japan bolstered the sail-by in light of the fact that it was "as per universal law".

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Premier Li Keqiang (right) meets Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Seoul
on Sunday.Photo: Xinhua. 
Abe had examined the South China Sea in converses with South Korean President Park Geun-hye yesterday, he said.

"Japan's fundamental position on this issue is that … Japan might want to participate with the US and South Korea to safeguard an open, liberal, and serene sea," Kawamura said.

Agawa said China's conduct in the South China Sea was disturbing, and the sail-by showed the US esteemed its association with nations in the locale and was willing to make a move.
"It is key that the US stays around there as far as monetary and key intrigues," he said.

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