The new law allows China’s coastguard to use “all necessary means” to deter threats posed by foreign vessels in waters “under China’s jurisdiction”. Photo: Weibo The new law allows China’s coastguard to use “all necessary means” to deter threats posed by foreign vessels in waters “under China’s jurisdiction”. Photo: Weibo
The new law allows China’s coastguard to use “all necessary means” to deter threats posed by foreign vessels in waters “under China’s jurisdiction”. Photo: Weibo

China calls for nations to ‘objectively and correctly view’ new coastguard law

  • Foreign ministry spokesman says countries shouldn’t make ‘unwarranted comments’ on what Beijing sees as domestic legislation
  • Japan has raised concerns over the law, which allows pre-emptive strikes on foreign vessels

Topic |   China-Japan relations
The new law allows China’s coastguard to use “all necessary means” to deter threats posed by foreign vessels in waters “under China’s jurisdiction”. Photo: Weibo The new law allows China’s coastguard to use “all necessary means” to deter threats posed by foreign vessels in waters “under China’s jurisdiction”. Photo: Weibo
The new law allows China’s coastguard to use “all necessary means” to deter threats posed by foreign vessels in waters “under China’s jurisdiction”. Photo: Weibo
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