Why did he say "his people" not just "people"? What kind of people is he referring? Is it common to call people with possessive word like "his"?
In this particular case "his people", means the people of Japan. They are " his people" as they are from the same nation. "His people" can also be used to refer to someone’s parents or their family in general. It can also mean the people who work for someone. Ex: I’ll get my people to talk to your people and we’ll see whether we can come to some agreement. Ex: Have you met his people?