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Japan lodges protest after China broadcasts video of Senkaku vicinity

  • September 6, 2017
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has lodged a protest against China through a diplomatic channel for broadcasting video footage of the area surrounding the Senkaku Islands in Okinawa Prefecture, which is believed to have been filmed using a drone, before Sept. 5. In May, a Chinese ship flew a drone near the Senkakus, which prompted the Air Self-Defense Force to scramble two F-15 fighter jets.

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