Japan decided to bring the Senkakus, known as the Diaoyus in China, under state control in 2012, prompting China to send its vessels to the waters around the islets. Photo: Kyodo

Japan and China ‘won’t mention disputed islands’ in sovereignty hotline talks, avoiding potential rough waters

Deal expected to be struck during a bilateral meeting between Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Wednesday

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Japan decided to bring the Senkakus, known as the Diaoyus in China, under state control in 2012, prompting China to send its vessels to the waters around the islets. Photo: Kyodo
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