Call me a marine research ship on violation of Chinese sovereignty requires restraint in the East China Sea
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51 ocean surveillance ship, according to Japan’s Kyodo News reported on the 7th, the Japanese government to strengthen the East China Sea are increasingly alert to respond to China’s increasingly active in this area of ??action. Japanese foreign minister also said the 7-day press conference, high-level dialogue by Japan to ask China to “self-restraint.” But Kyodo News that China rejects Japan’s request is highly unlikely.
Kyodo News article said that in early April, the Chinese navy’s 10 ships near the reef in Okinotori navigation, ship-borne helicopters, close to the Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force was unusual convoy. May 3, Chinese marine research ship (in fact, China ocean surveillance ship) in Japan, “exclusive economic zone” (EEZ) of the Coast Guard to track the tracking ship.
Okada at a press conference stressed that the Chinese marine research ship tracking occurred in the “Japan-China median line” east, “the middle line of the east part of Japan’s EEZ designated range called violation sovereignty is not excessive. ”
held at the 4th Beijing East China Sea gas field exploration in the Division Secretary-level consultations, the Japanese government lodged a protest to the Chinese. 6, was summoned Japanese Ambassador to Japan Cheng Yonghua, Chinese Foreign Ministry and to protest. 15 South Korean Foreign Minister held talks with Japan on the Japanese side will also be expected to raise the issue. A Foreign Ministry official said: “If left unchecked, will increasingly powerful China may be the actual control of the East China Sea.”
according to Global Times reporter, and Japan in the East China Sea demarcation focus on the differences on the continental shelf claims. China stands for in accordance with the principle of natural extension of continental divide, the continental shelf between China and Japan should be bounded by the Okinawa Trough. Japan advocate the use of the “middle line” to make the East China Sea continental shelf, which has never been the international legal principles on the continental shelf. For the Japanese point of view, the Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman has made clear that, in the East China Sea issue China’s position on the Diaoyu Islands and is clear and consistent. China ocean surveillance ship in the waters completely legitimate law enforcement activities.