Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe orders strengthening of surveillance around disputed islands

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has ordered his defence minister to strengthen surveillance around islands at the heart of a territorial feud with China.

Earlier, the Deputy Foreign Minister summoned the Chinese ambassador to protest against what he called an incursion by four Chinese maritime surveillance ships near the islands.

The ambassador responded by re-iterating his country's claim over the islands, known as Diaoyu in China. 

Read more about it at: Australia Network News
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