Japanese security bills an `unprecedented move`: China

China on Thursday said security bills passed by the lower house of the Japanese parliament were "an unprecedented move since the Second World War" that raised questions over its defence policy.

Beijing: China on Thursday said security bills passed by the lower house of the Japanese parliament were "an unprecedented move since the Second World War" that raised questions over its defence policy.

The laws could see Japanese troops fighting abroad for the first time since 1945 and Beijing`s foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said in a statement: "It is fully justified to ask if Japan is going to give up its exclusively defence-oriented policy."

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