Luftwaffe director Ingo Gokhaz said in an interview that 3 Luftwaffe fighters will travel to Japan for joint training with Japanese Air Self-Defense Force fighters. This is the first time for both countries that they have conducted joint training in Japan.
Gerkhaz also revealed that after arriving in Japan, he will meet with officials of the Japanese Self-Defense Forces to seek to strengthen cooperation in some areas where cooperation can be strengthened. The German military talks about cooperation with Japanese Self-Defense Forces officials, naturally on the military side.
Germany and Japan, both G7 countries and allies in their own right, are now wary of expanding military cooperation.
It should be noted that the military cooperation between the two sides is unlikely to be in the European region, because Europe has NATO, and Japan's military strength cannot frequently jump up and down in the European region due to special restrictions.
Previously, the German military has made it clear that Germany has been concerned about China's so-called "arms expansion" and that Germany will expand its military presence in the Indo-Pacific region by sending more warships and participating in allied military exercises.
Combined with a series of moves by the German side, it is to increase its military presence in the Asian region, and Japan is regarded by Germany as a foothold, and the cooperation sought by the two sides is most likely to provide Japan with certain convenience to Germany, so that German military equipment can be deployed in the Indo-Pacific region for a long time.
This essentially forms a military alliance. It is reminiscent of the German Third Reich and the Japanese Empire during World War II, when both sides were fascist and allies. At the time, however, the two countries had different priorities, with Germany's goal being in Europe and Japan's ambitions in Asia.
Because the two countries are very far apart, the goals are not the same, no one can rely on the other, and there is not much substantive significance in forming an alliance or not, mainly because the two countries were fascist countries at that time, and in order not to be isolated, they formed an alliance.
Now, cooperation between the two countries has made substantial progress, and it is still on the military side.
Coincidentally, when Germany and Japan engaged in military alliances, Italy also changed. In Italy's parliamentary elections, the right-wing tripartite coalition won, and the leading figure of which was the leader of the fraternal party, Méloni, should become the first female prime minister in Italian history.
Meloni was a far-right politician who originally joined a political organization called Wings of the Italian Youth, a fascist party whose backbone was the fascist elements that everyone shouted at after Mussolini's fall.
For his identity, Meloni not only did not hide, but also very proud, and even directly positioned himself as a descendant of fascism, known as "Mussolini's granddaughter".
This time in the election, many Western media will be Meroni and Mussolini, and even call it the female version of Mussolini, this is not forced to put her and Mussolini together, this is her real side.
This situation in Italy is also reflected in Germany and Japan, which has long been controlled by far-right politicians and has been pushing for constitutional amendments and attempting to overthrow the peaceful constitution in order to develop military power without restrictions, which is a typical militarist restoration.
In Germany, while Scholz is not a far-right, the coalition Greens are the quintessential right, with enormous influence on German policy.
It should also be noted that both the Japanese authorities, the German Green Party, and the three-party alliance led by Meloni have a biased and even hostile attitude towards China. Now all three of the evil Axis alliances of the Second World War era seem to be starting to turn backwards, and there is a great potential for collective restoration.
In the Western camp, this trend is becoming the mainstream, and as a whole, the countries in Europe are in a right-wing return, and left-wing politicians are becoming weaker and weaker, even if Scholz, a former left-wing politician, has gradually turned to the center-right, and when Macron leaves office, the major European countries will be led by the right wing in all directions. At a time of unprecedented change, Europe is likely to be at the centre of scourge again, as it was in the previous two world wars.