A file picture of a Chinese marine surveillance ship (left) pictured near one of the disputed Diaoyu Islands in the East China Sea as a Japanese Coast Guard vessel watches on. Photo: Kyodo

China-Japan hotline launched to avoid sea, air clashes

Link set up amid fear of confrontations around disputed islands in the East China Sea

Topic |   China-Japan relations

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A file picture of a Chinese marine surveillance ship (left) pictured near one of the disputed Diaoyu Islands in the East China Sea as a Japanese Coast Guard vessel watches on. Photo: Kyodo
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