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Japan vice minister officially visits Taiwan

Island receives highest-level government official from Japan since 1972

Jiro Akama, parliamentary vice-minister of internal affairs and communications

TAIPEI -- A Japanese vice minister's visit to Taiwan may test Beijing's patience.

Jiro Akama, parliamentary vice-minister of internal affairs and communications, said on Saturday that Taiwan is a wonderful partner for Japan. He was speaking at the opening ceremony of a tourism event showcasing Japan's smaller municipalities.

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