Practice Relating to Rule 150. Reparation
In 1955, the Chinese Minister of Foreign Affairs stated:
During the war in which Japanese militarists invaded China, millions of Chinese people were killed, Chinese public and private property worth billions of dollars was damaged, thousands of Chinese people were forcibly moved to Japan and were enslaved and killed. The Japanese Government should understand that the Chinese people have the right to ask the Japanese Government to compensate for all the damages suffered by the Chinese people.