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Abe: No dealing on Diaoyu Islands

Updated: 2013-07-18 08:20
By Zhang Yunbi in Beijing and Cai Hong in Tokyo ( China Daily)

Japan's PM stands firm on dispute before upper house elections

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged to make no concessions on the territorial dispute with China during a rare visit to two remote southwestern islands on Wednesday.

Observers said the Japanese leader feels the Diaoyu Islands topic is "indispensable" to the success of Sunday's upper house election as well as the Cabinet's maritime ambitions.

Abe: No dealing on Diaoyu Islands