A September 2012 photo of the Diaoyu/Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea. Photo: Kyodo A September 2012 photo of the Diaoyu/Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea. Photo: Kyodo
A September 2012 photo of the Diaoyu/Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea. Photo: Kyodo
Japan

Large Chinese destroyer spotted in waters near Japan, following law that lets Beijing’s coastguard fire on ships near Diaoyu Islands

  • The Renhai-class guided-missile vessel was one of three naval ships seen in the Strait of Tsushima
  • The development comes amid concern over a controversial Chinese law that allows its ships to fire on vessels around disputed islands in the East China Sea

Topic |   Japan
A September 2012 photo of the Diaoyu/Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea. Photo: Kyodo A September 2012 photo of the Diaoyu/Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea. Photo: Kyodo
A September 2012 photo of the Diaoyu/Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea. Photo: Kyodo
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