3 Chinese ships enter Japanese waters near Senkakus

Chinese ships cruise into Japanesse waters

May 13, 2013

Three Chinese maritime surveillance ships entered Japanese territorial waters on Monday near the Senkaku Islands, a Japanese-controlled islet group claimed by China, the Japan Coast Guard said.

The incident prompted Shinsuke Sugiyama, director general of the Japanese Foreign Ministry’s Asian and Oceanian Affairs Bureau, to telephone Han Zhiqiang, China’s minister to Japan, to lodge a protest, a ministry official said.

The three ships — Haijian 15, 50 and 66 — entered the territorial waters in the East China Sea around 9 a.m. in succession from north of Kuba Island in the Senkaku group, according to the 11th Regional Coast Guard Headquarters in Naha.


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1 thought on “3 Chinese ships enter Japanese waters near Senkakus

  1. Every so often China does this. China loves to flex their muscles in the Asian Pacific and bully everyone with their huge military.
    There is an ancient history of fighting each other in that region and they hold ancient grudges. They are warmongering imperialists, through and through. Always have been; always will be.

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