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Japan's government calls for 'calm' after China protests

The Japanese government has been urging China to do more to protect businesses after anti-Japan demonstrations took place across the country on the dispute over island ownership. Chief cabinet secretary Osamu Fujimura told reporters:

Japanese companies play an important role in the Chinese economy and employment. We believe we should be calm and make rational judgments from a broad perspective.

– Osamu Fujimura, Japan's chief cabinet secretary