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Chinese ships spotted near Senkakus for 15th consecutive day

  • August 24, 2021
  • , Sankei , p. 22
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The Japan Coast Guard patrol confirmed two China Coast Guard vessels sailing in the contiguous zone outside Japan’s territorial waters near the Senkaku Islands (Ishigaki City, Okinawa Prefecture) on Aug. 23. This was the 15th consecutive day that Chinese government ships were sighted near the Senkakus. According to the 11th Regional Coast Guard Headquarters (Naha), the JCG patrol ship issued a warning to the vessels not to approach Japan’s territorial waters.

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