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Post time 2013-12-2 15:21:53 |Display all floors
This post was edited by waiboshu at 2013-12-2 15:22

Honor Cairo DeclarationEditorial , China Daily
The rightist apologists of Japan's atrocious past and belligerent present find it a thorn in their side and wish the world would forget about its existence.

The China-hating politicians in Washington display collective amnesia when and where it gets in the way of demonizing China.

But, like it or not, the Cairo Declaration, issued 70 years ago yesterday, remains the ultimate key to sorting out the convoluted territorial dispute between China and Japan.

Signed by the United States, China and Great Britain, and later fully endorsed by the then Soviet Union, the historic document has been the cornerstone and legal basis of post World War II international order in the Asia-Pacific. Which was why it was dubbed a Pacific equivalent to the Atlantic Charter.

It was the fountainhead of the legal framework for post-war Japan, which became increasingly specific through the subsequent Potsdam Declaration, the Japanese Instrument of Surrender, and finally Japan's pacifist constitution, which the Abe administration is now trying desperately to revise.
In the Cairo Declaration, it was agreed that, "all the territories Japan has stolen from China, such as Manchuria, Formosa, and The Pescadores, shall be restored to the Republic of China". Manchuria, Formosa, and The Pescadores stand respectively for present-day China's Northeast, Taiwan and the Penghu Islands. Historically, the Diaoyu Islands are part of the Penghu Islands.

The Potsdam Declaration, or Proclamation Defining Terms for Japanese Surrender, issued in July 1945, urged Japan to surrender unconditionally and carry out the terms of the Cairo Declaration.

The Japanese Instrument of Surrender committed "the Emperor, the Japanese Government, and their successors to carry out the provisions of the Potsdam Declaration in good faith".
Even the restoration of diplomatic relations between China and Japan was based in part on the Cairo Declaration. In Article 3 of the 1972 Sino-Japanese Joint Statement, the government of Japan "firmly maintains its stand under Article 8 of the Potsdam Proclamation", which obligates Japan to carry out the terms of the Cairo Declaration.

The Cairo Declaration is thus a demon-quelling stone anchoring ties between China and Japan.
The present trouble surrounding the Diaoyu Islands is rooted in Japan's attempts to rewrite the international rulebook and overthrow the Cairo Declaration.

When US Vice-President Joe Biden and British Prime Minister David Cameron visit this week, our new Air Defense Identification Zone may be a hard-to-navigate topic. But our leaders should review with them the Cairo Declaration, and tell them, challenging our legitimate claim to the Diaoyu Islands is an outright betrayal of the Declaration.

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Post time 2013-12-2 15:29:26 |Display all floors
just look at China.

1.4 billion. second largest economy in the world...............

behaving like? kindergartners..............................

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Post time 2013-12-2 21:27:47 |Display all floors
This post was edited by waterdroplets at 2013-12-2 21:29

LOL  :lol:lol:lol

Here is constructive suggestion by kindergarten li'l kid:

The so-called "Republic of China" joins the People's Republic of China and becomes its property.

Then the Japanese will no doubt recognize Diaoyutai as part of a Chinese polity with which there is no point in keeping a hostile attitude.  :lol:lol

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Post time 2013-12-2 22:10:02 |Display all floors
It is quite necessary that we give a lesson to Japanese as if our nation can't handle suck kind of is time that we demonstrate our strong force.Territorial is not allowed to loose with each inches
life is colorful with you.

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Post time 2013-12-2 23:25:47 |Display all floors
The Penghu Islands are not even close to the Diaoyu Islands.  To count them as one an the same for the purpose of the Cairo Declaration is a blatant misrepresentation.

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Post time 2013-12-3 01:55:33 |Display all floors
Revolutionar Post time: 2013-12-2 15:29
just look at China.

Maybe you are right.
China should take a leaf from the USA.

Just bomb the Jap bastards till kingdom cum?

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