Want China Times
President Ma Ying-jeou said Friday that he had always been concerned about Japan’s intent
to change its security laws and will stay tuned for the subsequent development after the approval of two controversial bills by the lower house of Japanese parliament earlier this week that would allow Japanese troops to fight overseas for the first time since the end of World War II.
Ma made the remarks when commenting on the approval of the controversial security-related bills by the Japanese House of Representatives on Thursday. The bills still need approval by the upper house.
The president arrived in Los Angeles on Thursday on his trip back to Taiwan after concluding visits to three Taiwan’s diplomatic allies in Central America and the Caribbean, namely the Dominican Republic, Haiti and Nicaragua. [FULL STORY]