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What China is doing in Hokkaido is far from constructing strategic bases in foreign lands as part of its “One Belt, One Road” initiative to connect it to Europe. But China’s intention of slowly penetrating Hokkaido over a long period of time is clear. Beijing’s ideal outcome is to create a situation in which people in Hokkaido cannot move forward without relying on China, the diplomatic source said. Basketball LOW-0013,JORDAN / JUMPMAN FITTED COOL GREY / WHITE 619359-067,Adidas Beckenbauer - white - columbia blue Sale,.
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