A Japanese military surveillance plane flies over the disputed Diaoyu/Senkakus islands in the East China Sea. File photo: Kyodo News via AP
A Japanese military surveillance plane flies over the disputed Diaoyu/Senkakus islands in the East China Sea. File photo: Kyodo News via AP
Japan

Chinese ship with largest-ever cannon enters Japan waters near Diaoyu islands

  • Four coastguard ships, including the vessel bearing a 76-mm gun, were detected in waters off the Tokyo-controlled uninhabited islets claimed by Beijing
  • The intrusion came days after the leaders of the two countries held their first summit since 2019

A Japanese military surveillance plane flies over the disputed Diaoyu/Senkakus islands in the East China Sea. File photo: Kyodo News via AP
A Japanese military surveillance plane flies over the disputed Diaoyu/Senkakus islands in the East China Sea. File photo: Kyodo News via AP
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