U.S. call for "cool heads" in China-Japan island dispute goes unheeded
Andrew Quinn and Paul EckertNEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton urged China and Japan on Thursday to let "cool heads" prevail in a festering dispute over a cluster of East China Sea islands, but hours later Chinese and Japanese diplomats traded barbs at the United Nations.
Clinton met Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi on the sidelines of this week's U.N. General Assembly meeting in New York and said it was important to ratchet down the quarrel over the islands that has soured ties between Asia's two largest economies, a senior State Department official said.
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"U.S. call for "cool heads" in China-Japan island dispute goes unheeded", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), septembre 2012. Consulté le 21/09/2023. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/u-s-call-for-cool-heads-in-china-japan-island-dispute-goes-unheeded