HMS Queen Elizabeth, the British navy's newest and most expensive aircraft carrier. Photo: AP

Japan seeks visit from British aircraft carrier to counter regional rivals: sources

  • HMS Queen Elizabeth is the largest vessel ever built for Britain’s Royal Navy and Tokyo seems ‘very keen’ for it to dock in a Japanese port soon
  • Analysts say such a move would build upon the two sides’ enhanced defence partnership in recent years
Topic |   Japan

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HMS Queen Elizabeth, the British navy's newest and most expensive aircraft carrier. Photo: AP
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Julian Ryall

Julian Ryall

Julian Ryall never expected to still be in Japan 24 years after he first arrived, but he quickly realised its advantages over his native London. He lives in Yokohama with his wife and children and writes for publications around the world.