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'Japan China realise dialogue needed over South China Sea'

Over the past few years, China has increasingly engaged in aggressive attempts to stake its claims for control of the South China Sea, attempts which have raised tensions with its neighbours, including Japan.

Vice Admiral Yoji Koda of the Japan Maritime Self-Defence Forces, and also national security advisor to the Government of Japan, gave the BBC his thoughts over the dispute.

  • 18 Mar 2016
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