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日本决定不接受中国海军医疗船救援 - Japan has decided not to accept aid from China`s medical treatment ships print version
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日本政府3月26日决定不接受中国海军医疗船[1]协助救援日本地震的灾民。防卫官员则认为灾区附近的港口和海岸受到海啸的破坏,医疗船难以停靠。

日本已向中方表示了感谢,希望今后在接受救灾物资等方面促进合作。中国国防部[2]15日曾宣布,有意派遣医疗船赴日本参加救援。据日中[3]外交[4]消息人士透露,19日在京都举行的日中外长[5]会谈上,中国外交部长杨洁篪提出愿意派遣医疗船。日本政府内部分认为,目前中国海军在日本近海的活动频繁,"虽然是善意的医疗援助,但接受中国海军还为时尚早"。

杨洁篪也表示愿意向日方提供捐款[6]并派遣医疗队。日本政府正为接受这些援助进行协调。

March 26th, Japan's government decided not to accept help from the medical treatment boats of China's navy, coming to the aid of Japan's earthquake disaster victims. Defense officials believe that the destruction in the port and seacoast, in the vicinity of the tsunami disaster area, would make it difficult for the medical treatment ships to berth.

Japan has already expressed gratitude towards the Chinese side, hoping that the acceptance of material disaster relief and other support formats would henceforth promote future collaboration. China Ministry of Defense announced on the 15th, that it considered dispatching medical treatment ships, attending Japan and taking part aid offering. According to what has been revealed by news personage of China-Japan foreign affairs, during the March 19th conversations between Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Japan and China, held in the capital, China's Minister of Foreign Affairs Yang Jiechi expressed willingness to send medical treatment ships. Due to the (high) frequency of China's navy activity in Japan's coastal waters, Japan's interior government believes that, at present, "although the medical treatment support is an act of good will, accepting China's navy support is still premature."

Yang Jiechi's has also expressed the will to provide money contribution and dispatch medical teams to the Japanese side. The Japanese government is currently in the progress of coordination concerning the acceptance of such forms of support.


[1] 海军医疗船 hǎijūn yīliáo chuan - Navy medical treatment ships

[2] 国防部 guófángbù - Ministry of Defense

[3] 日中 rìzhōng - Japan-China (short for 国)

[4] 外交 wàijiāo - Foreign Affairs

[5] 外长 wàizhǎng - Minister of Foreign Affairs

[6] 捐款 juānkuǎn - Money contribution, money donation


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