A July 2013 photo shows Chinese and Japanese vessels near the disputed islands. Photo: Kyodo A July 2013 photo shows Chinese and Japanese vessels near the disputed islands. Photo: Kyodo
A July 2013 photo shows Chinese and Japanese vessels near the disputed islands. Photo: Kyodo
Diaoyu Islands

Diaoyu Islands: Japan’s defence minister expresses ‘strong concern’ over China’s activities

  • Defence minister Taro Kono has told China’s ambassador that Beijing should refrain from activities around the disputed islands, known as the Senkaku Islands in Japan
  • The meeting came a day after members of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party formed a group to discuss proposals to reinforce Japan’s sovereignty over the archipelago

Topic |   Diaoyu Islands
A July 2013 photo shows Chinese and Japanese vessels near the disputed islands. Photo: Kyodo A July 2013 photo shows Chinese and Japanese vessels near the disputed islands. Photo: Kyodo
A July 2013 photo shows Chinese and Japanese vessels near the disputed islands. Photo: Kyodo
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