Japanese vessel JS Oumi and the American USS Dewey during a bilateral exercise in the East China Sea in November. Photo: JMSDF/Twitter
Japanese vessel JS Oumi and the American USS Dewey during a bilateral exercise in the East China Sea in November. Photo: JMSDF/Twitter
Japan

Japan simulated ‘foreign’ invasion of Diaoyu Islands in East China Sea with drill involving Self-Defence Forces, coastguard and police

  • Tokyo initially said the drill in Nagasaki prefecture on November 20 was ‘not intended for a specific island or a country’
  • But government sources said the island used resembled one of the Diaoyu/Senkaku islets, which are controlled by Japan but claimed by China

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Japanese vessel JS Oumi and the American USS Dewey during a bilateral exercise in the East China Sea in November. Photo: JMSDF/Twitter
Japanese vessel JS Oumi and the American USS Dewey during a bilateral exercise in the East China Sea in November. Photo: JMSDF/Twitter
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