Analysts say China’s strengthened presence in the East China Sea will lead to more frequent military encounters between Chinese and South Korean forces, but confrontation is unlikely. Photo: EPA-EFE

Russia, Japan, South Korea, China fighter jets in complex East Asia stand-off

  • Day of tension starts with shots fired, ends with protests and denials
  • Disputed islands at centre of airspace allegations
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Analysts say China’s strengthened presence in the East China Sea will lead to more frequent military encounters between Chinese and South Korean forces, but confrontation is unlikely. Photo: EPA-EFE
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