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Chinese ships return to Senkaku area after exiting on Aug. 6

  • August 10, 2021
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The Japan Coast Guard patrol confirmed four China Coast Guard vessels traveling in the contiguous zone outside Japan’s territorial waters near the Senkaku Islands (Ishigaki City, Okinawa Prefecture) on Aug. 9.

 

The Chinese government ships were last sighted near the Senkakus on Aug 6.

 

According to the 11th Regional Coast Guard Headquarters (Naha), one of the vessels was carrying what appeared to be a cannon.

 

The JCG issued a warning to the Chinese vessels not to approach Japan’s territorial waters.

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