Chinese gov't ships enter Japan waters where never seen before
Japan Today -- Jul 16
Two Chinese coast guard ships were spotted Saturday in Japanese waters around Okinoshima island and one near Tsushima Island, in the first confirmation of an intrusion by Chinese government vessels in the area, the Japan Coast Guard said.

One Chinese coast guard ship was spotted Saturday morning in waters around Tsushima Island, and two were sighted near Okinoshima island in the afternoon, the Japanese coast guard said. Tsushima Island is located about half way between the southern tip of the Korean Peninsula and the northwest coast of Kyushu, Japan's westernmost main island.

長崎県の対馬沖と福岡県の沖ノ島沖の領海に、中国の公船が立て続けに侵入しました。どちらの海域も領海侵入は初めてです。 海上保安庁によりますと、15日正午ごろ、中国海警局の船1隻が対馬の沖合の日本の領海に侵入し、約30分にわたって領海内を航行したということです。
News sources: Japan Today, ANNnewsCH
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