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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. Man Max 90-0935,Specials Nike FS Lt 4 Sn63 Shoes Mens Red/Black/Grey 670465SS,Man Air Max 2010-0052,.
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