Foreign News: Demands on Japan

The Government, in confirmation of a statement made during the Washington Conference, informed Japan that China requires abrogation of the treaty of 1915, wherein the Japanese Government made 21 demands.

On March 27 the lease of Port Arthur and Talienwan (Dalny) comes to an end. Japan obtained rights over these two ports at the conclusion of the Russo-Japanese War. The Chinese Government points out that the time is appropriate for the return of the ports and the cancellation of the 1915 treaty.

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