Abe decides not to station officials at disputed Senkaku Islands

Japan’s incoming Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has decided not to station officials on the Senkaku Islands to avoid further aggravating ties with China.

‘Japan-China ties over disputed islands won’t resolve quickly’

A month after Japan nationalized the disputed Senkaku Islands, the furor that erupted shows no signs of abating and China has yet to indicate it is willing to back down and work to restore the badly frayed bilateral ties.