Chinese and Japanese vessels pass close to each other near the disputed Diaoyu Islands in 2013. Photo: Kyodo
Chinese and Japanese vessels pass close to each other near the disputed Diaoyu Islands in 2013. Photo: Kyodo
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Japan’s territorial disputes: China, South Korea, Russia and more

  • Tokyo has competing claims with all its immediate neighbours over territory, including the governments of North Korea and Taiwan
  • The Diaoyu Islands dispute is seen as the most volatile, while analysts see little likelihood of progress with Moscow over the Kuril Islands

Chinese and Japanese vessels pass close to each other near the disputed Diaoyu Islands in 2013. Photo: Kyodo
Chinese and Japanese vessels pass close to each other near the disputed Diaoyu Islands in 2013. Photo: Kyodo
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