Japan Should Stick To U.S. Alliance: Indonesia Think Tank Official

Friday, May 21, 2010

TOKYO (Nikkei)--Jusuf Wanandi, vice chairman of the Center for Strategic and International Studies Foundation of Indonesia, said Friday that Japan should maintain its security alliance with the U.S. to preserve stability in East Asia.

Speaking at the 16th International Conference on the Future of Asia, hosted by Nikkei Inc. through Friday, he also said Japan-U.S. relations are of great importance to the formation of an East Asian regional framework.

Titles of speakers, names of companies, etc., were correct as of the time when the forum was held.