The Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea are also known as the Diaoyus and are claimed by China and Japan. Photo: Kyodo The Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea are also known as the Diaoyus and are claimed by China and Japan. Photo: Kyodo
The Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea are also known as the Diaoyus and are claimed by China and Japan. Photo: Kyodo

China-Japan relations: defence chiefs discuss East China Sea tensions

  • Japan’s Nobuo Kishi voices concern about Chinese vessels in waters near the Senkaku Islands, also known as the Diaoyus
  • The dispute is the biggest stumbling block in bilateral ties, observer says

Topic |   China-Japan relations
The Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea are also known as the Diaoyus and are claimed by China and Japan. Photo: Kyodo The Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea are also known as the Diaoyus and are claimed by China and Japan. Photo: Kyodo
The Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea are also known as the Diaoyus and are claimed by China and Japan. Photo: Kyodo
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