China-Japan relations: end of summer fishing ban risks further tensions over disputed islands

//China-Japan relations: end of summer fishing ban risks further tensions over disputed islands

China-Japan relations: end of summer fishing ban risks further tensions over disputed islands

Japan has said it will respond if Chinese fishing vessels return to the waters around a disputed chain of islands after Beijing’s summer fishing ban in the East China Sea expired on Sunday.Earlier this month, Japanese Defence Minister Taro Kono said that Japan’s Self-Defence Forces would “act firmly when necessary” if Chinese vessels intensify their activities around the Diaoyu Islands, which Japan controls and calls the Senkakus.However, some observers said the Chinese government may show…

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