Pentagon spokesman John Kirby. Photo: AP Pentagon spokesman John Kirby. Photo: AP
Pentagon spokesman John Kirby. Photo: AP
Diaoyu Islands

Pentagon: remarks supporting Tokyo’s claim on Diaoyu Islands sovereignty ‘were an error’

  • Concerns are growing over an escalation of tensions as Chinese coastguard vessels have been spotted near the islands in the East China Sea
  • Coastguard law allows the Chinese coastguard to use weapons against foreign ships it sees as illegally entering China’s waters

Topic |   Diaoyu Islands
Pentagon spokesman John Kirby. Photo: AP Pentagon spokesman John Kirby. Photo: AP
Pentagon spokesman John Kirby. Photo: AP
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