Japan gets rid of ‘pacifism’, makes major announcement regarding China as a major threat

Tokyo: Japan has announced to spend 320 billion dollars on the military, calling China a big threat.

According to the details, Japan has got rid of the ‘pacifism’ strategy adopted since the Second World War, and has announced to spend 320 billion dollars on its military, declaring China as a major threat.

According to foreign media reports, this is Japan’s biggest preparation for war since World War II. Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida says that China may attack the Japanese islands after Russia’s attack on Ukraine. He said that under the five-year plan, the army will be equipped with war equipment.

It should be noted that Japan, citing the threats posed by China and North Korea, has announced that it will double its military spending in the next five years, and also acquire the ability to attack enemy positions.

According to the BBC, the changes mark the most dramatic shift in Japan’s security strategy since it adopted a pacifist constitution after World War II.

Under the plan, Tokyo will buy long-range missiles from the US that are capable of destroying enemy launch sites in the event of an attack.

Japan will also increase its cyber warfare capabilities, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida told reporters, adding that Japan’s defense budget will reach 2 percent of GDP by 2027. He said, “Unfortunately, around our country, there are countries that are making unilateral efforts to change the status quo through increasing nuclear capacity, rapid military readiness and force.”

A squadron of Chinese naval vessels entered the western Pacific Ocean this week through a strait near Japan, while Beijing on Friday criticized Tokyo’s new national security strategy as aggressive. . According to the Chinese newspaper, this was a response to Japan’s recent military moves.

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