File photo of a flag of the Japanese Maritime Self-Defence Force and escort ships Kurama and Hyuga off Sagami Bay, Kanagawa prefecture. Photo: AFP File photo of a flag of the Japanese Maritime Self-Defence Force and escort ships Kurama and Hyuga off Sagami Bay, Kanagawa prefecture. Photo: AFP
File photo of a flag of the Japanese Maritime Self-Defence Force and escort ships Kurama and Hyuga off Sagami Bay, Kanagawa prefecture. Photo: AFP

Defence

Japan mulls sending navy vessels to Chinese fleet review next year as tensions thaw

  • Proposed visit in April would be the first to China by Maritime Self-Defence Force ships since December 2011

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File photo of a flag of the Japanese Maritime Self-Defence Force and escort ships Kurama and Hyuga off Sagami Bay, Kanagawa prefecture. Photo: AFP File photo of a flag of the Japanese Maritime Self-Defence Force and escort ships Kurama and Hyuga off Sagami Bay, Kanagawa prefecture. Photo: AFP
File photo of a flag of the Japanese Maritime Self-Defence Force and escort ships Kurama and Hyuga off Sagami Bay, Kanagawa prefecture. Photo: AFP
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