September 22, 2012

How Korea Views the China-Japan Spat

Korea Times, Korea Times

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China and Japan are beginning to show two-track tactics toward their latest territorial row over a group of islands in the East China Sea. On the one hand, China is taking a hard-line; a flotilla of 16 Chinese surveillance ships on Tuesday entered Japanese territorial waters off the islands, known as Diaoyu in China and Senkaku in Japan. Six of these left the area Wednesday. Japan also sent patrol ships to the disputed area to counter the Chinese move.

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