A Japanese coastguard vessel near the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands. Photo: Reuters A Japanese coastguard vessel near the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands. Photo: Reuters
A Japanese coastguard vessel near the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands. Photo: Reuters

East China Sea: Japan protests after Chinese vessels enter waters near Diaoyus

  • Intrusion follows row over Chinese website promoting Beijing’s territorial claims to the region – and that’s ‘unlikely to be a coincidence’, expert says
  • Increasing number of intrusions casts further doubt on Chinese President Xi Jinping’s delayed state visit

Topic |   China-Japan relations
A Japanese coastguard vessel near the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands. Photo: Reuters A Japanese coastguard vessel near the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands. Photo: Reuters
A Japanese coastguard vessel near the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands. Photo: Reuters
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