At a conference in Kiel, Germany, in March 1904, Britain’s King Edward VII said what in response to the claim that Japan posed the greatest threat to Christian and European civilization?

Answer: “I cannot see it. The Japanese are an intelligent, brave and chivalrous nation, quite as civilised as Europeans, from whom they only differ by the pigmentation of their skin”.

Source: The Last Kaiser – William The Impetuous by Giles MacDonogh

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