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Kazuko Mori

Kazuko Mori is a professor emeritus at Waseda University and an expert on modern China and East Asian international relations. She is the secretary-general of the Association of Scholars Advocating Renewal of the Japan-China Relationship.

The document is open to all sorts of interpretation. That is probably why the two hard-line governments could agree on it. We should fully recognize that this document does not, in any way, guarantee the building of a new relationship, or that ties between Tokyo and Beijing are solid.

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