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This photo taken on October 13, 2011 shows 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 / JAPAN POOL via JIJI PRESS JAPAN OUT)


China sends fighters to ID flights by US and Japan

China sends fighters to ID flights by US and Japan

Beijing, Associated Press—China launched two fighter planes Friday to investigate flights by a dozen US and Japanese reconnaissance and military planes in its new maritime air defense zone over the East China Sea, state media said. It was the first time since...
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe answers a question during the Upper House’s audit committee session at the National Diet in Tokyo on November 25, 2013. (AFP PHOTO/JIJI PRESS)


Japan says China’s new defense zone unenforceable

Japan says China’s new defense zone unenforceable

Tokyo, AP—China’s new maritime air defense zone is unenforceable and dangerous, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Monday, in a continuing war of words over airspace that includes the area above islands claimed by both countries. Abe told a parliamentary...