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International relations

Japan taps 'China school' again for new ambassador

Hideo Tarumi brings strong expertise and information-gathering skills to diplomatic post

Hideo Tarumi helped resolve diplomatic feuds between Japan and China related to the Senkaku Islands, a hot topic in bilateral relations.

TOKYO -- Japan will appoint a veteran diplomat with strong ties to China as its next ambassador to the country, with bilateral ties only expected to grow more complicated amid Beijing's rivalry with Washington.

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