Japan to China’s “tracking” expressed strong protest on tracking ship incident
Data Figure: Japanese Foreign Minister Katsuya Okada
World Wide Web, according to Japan’s Kyodo News reported on the 6th, Katsuya Okada, the Japanese foreign minister summoned the evening of 6 Chinese Ambassador Cheng Yonghua, China’s marine research vessel in the East China Sea “in the middle line on “nearby” tracking “issue tracking ship the Japan Coast Guard said,” against China’s sovereign rights. lodged a strong protest. ”
He also pointed out that the behavior of Chinese marine survey vessels are “interference behavior.” Turning to the tracking ship was suspended by the track after the submarine incident investigation, he said “absolutely not acceptable (behavior of the Chinese vessel).”
Cheng Yonghua have expounded China’s stance, saying the behavior of marine survey vessels completely legitimate. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Jiang Yu said on the 5th, the Diaoyutai islands in the East and China’s position on the clear and consistent, ocean surveillance ship in the China Sea to conduct law enforcement activities, completely legitimate, the Chinese side has the Japanese ship’s activities, made representations to the Japanese side.
Earlier, China Marine Surveillance Corps official told reporters the global network telephone interview, said, “Chinese marine survey ship”, “track” tracking ship’s argument does not hold in Japan, Japanese media called “Chinese marine survey ship “is actually my monitor law enforcement official China Sea ship – ocean surveillance ship 51. According to the responsibilities entrusted to national authorities, the China Sea waters regularly monitor all our rights to bear cruise law enforcement functions, the vessel is in waters under the jurisdiction of China’s claims patrol law enforcement duties.
Japan’s so-called “median line” was in fact a unilateral demarcation of Japan, China does not recognize China’s position in this regard is very clear, the Chinese Foreign Ministry has repeatedly issued related statements.