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China Defends Boat Patrol Near Disputed Islands

Posted August 24th, 2011 at 6:35 pm (UTC-5)
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China is defending the actions of two of its patrol boats to enter disputed waters near Japan, saying the vessels were protecting Chinese fisherman. Japan formally protested to China on Wednesday after the patrol boats entered what Japan considers its territorial waters in the East China Sea near an island chain known as Senkaku in […]

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Japan Protests Chinese Incursion Near Disputed Islands

Posted August 24th, 2011 at 5:05 am (UTC-5)
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Japan formally protested to China Wednesday after two Chinese patrol boats entered what Japan considers its territorial waters in the East China Sea. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano said the Chinese ambassador in Tokyo was summoned to the Foreign Ministry over the incident, which occurred early Wednesday near a disputed island chain known as Senkaku […]

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