Chinese coastguard ships entered the territorial waters of Japanese-controlled islands at the centre of a bitter row, Japan`s coastguard said today, the first such incursion by the organisation.
A Chinese ship entered Japan`s territorial waters near the Senkaku Islands on the East China Sea on Sunday, the Japan Coast Guard said.
Expressing concern over the flight of a Chinese government airplane near the Senkaku Island, the US has asked China to avoid actions that raises tensions.
China is holding Naval exercises in the East China Sea in a robust show of its military force, intended to warn rivals against territorial disputes.
Japan`s alliance with the US has served as a ‘deterrent’ in the territorial dispute with China as it called for calm, Japanese ambassador to US said.
A Chinese resident claimed he has a Japanese map published in 1935, where Japan doesn`t claim the disputed Islands.
Stores in China have reportedly suspended sales of Japanese books amid the ongoing territorial dispute.
Day in Pics: 17th September
Showbiz World - September 17, 2014
Toronto International Film Festival