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Hong Kong protests

After defying 4-nation call, Japan seeks G-7 statement on Hong Kong

Tokyo wants united front in urging Beijing to maintain 'one country, two systems'

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, left, and Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga have stressed Tokyo's concern about the situation in Hong Kong.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- After declining to join four Western allies in condemning China's Hong Kong security legislation last month, Japan has proposed drafting a statement by Group of Seven foreign ministers regarding Beijing's move, Nikkei has learned.

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