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Biden talks to Japan's new prime minister Kishida. A ‘strong’ message for China

The Senkaku Islands (also known as ‘Diaoyutai Islands’ in China) are a set of uninhabited islets in the East China Sea fuelling a territorial dispute which has marred diplomatic relations between Tokyo and Beijing. 

The 20-minute phone conversation on Monday started with Biden congratulating Kishida on taking office. (File Photo)
Updated on Oct 05, 2021 09:28 AM IST
Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Japan detects suspected China submarine near southern island

The submarine remained submerged, but the ministry said in a statement that it believes the submarine is Chinese because a Chinese Luyang III-class guided missile destroyer is near the submarine.

The submarine on Sunday morning was heading west in the East China Sea.(Representational Image / Reuters)
Updated on Sep 12, 2021 02:35 PM IST
AP | | Posted by Kunal Gaurav, Tokyo

Report says Japan planning to send armed forces to East China Sea

The Chinese Coast Guard has expanded its presence in the contested water near the Diaoyu Islands, known in Japan as the Senkakus.

In this file photo, a P-3C patrol plane of Japanese maritime self defense force flying over the disputed islets known as the Senkaku islands in Japan and Diaoyu islands in China in the East China Sea. (AFP Photo)
Published on Mar 07, 2021 10:44 PM IST
ANI | , Tokyo

Japan debating on response to China's new coast guard law

The new Chinese law allows Beijing's coast guard to use weapons against foreign ships that it sees as illegally entering its waters, sparking fear that Japanese vessels navigating around the Senkaku Islands would be targeted.

Tokyo had conveyed its 'strong concerns' to China over the new law authorising military force in the waters.(Reuters File Photo)
Published on Feb 15, 2021 03:19 PM IST
ANI | , Osaka, Japan

Japan conveys 'strong concerns' to China over new coast guard law

China must not use the legislation, which went into force Monday, in a way that goes against international law, Chief Cabinet Secretary Katsunobu Kato said at a news conference.

The new controversial law permits the China Coast Guard to use weapons when foreign ships involved in illegal activities in waters claimed by the country fail to obey orders.(AFP | Representational image)
Published on Feb 06, 2021 04:27 PM IST
ANI | , Tokyo
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