The Diaoyu Islands, known in Japan as the Senkakus. Photo: Kyodo The Diaoyu Islands, known in Japan as the Senkakus. Photo: Kyodo
The Diaoyu Islands, known in Japan as the Senkakus. Photo: Kyodo
Japan

Tokyo seeks US vow of support in East China Sea, as dispute with Beijing heats up

  • Japanese and US national security chiefs spoke after Biden’s inauguration, and Washington reiterated their defence deal applied to the Diaoyu Islands, known as the Senkakus in Japan
  • Chinese ships in the disputed area have become an urgent issue for Tokyo, which also sent a diplomatic note to the UN over China’s activities in the South China Sea

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The Diaoyu Islands, known in Japan as the Senkakus. Photo: Kyodo The Diaoyu Islands, known in Japan as the Senkakus. Photo: Kyodo
The Diaoyu Islands, known in Japan as the Senkakus. Photo: Kyodo
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