Japan and the U.S. will drill in the Ryukyu islands guard near the Diaoyu Islands waters involved
12 2 April, the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier George Washington with the T-AKE-7 supply ship fleet sailing
Japan and the U.S. since December 3 in Japan east of Okinawa at large-scale joint military exercises, the U.S. aircraft carrier will also participate in the exercise of scale to achieve the just-concluded Korea-US Multimodal speech six times. Japanese media said, into December, the U.S. Japan will conduct a series of joint military exercises and joint training operations. Report pointed out that this situation will inevitably lead to the future of East Asia in a “continuous tension” in the.
six times the size of the US-ROK military exercises
the exercise will have 34,100 officers and men of the Armed Forces of Japan and the United States more than 10,400 officers and men to participate. Scale exercises to the just-concluded Korea-US Multimodal speech six times, this is Japan and the U.S. since 1986 10th joint military exercises, but also the largest in the history of Japan-US joint military exercises.
including the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Aegis frigates and the United States, “Washington” nuclear aircraft carrier of about 60 ships, including 400 fighters will participate in the exercise.
involving the waters around the Diaoyu Islands
reported that this exercise will simulate the situation in Japan suffer from ballistic missile attacks, response measures, in addition, Japan and the U.S. armed forces will also be held near the island in the Ryukyu islands guarding exercises. According to reports, the US-Japan military exercises include the waters around the Diaoyu Islands.
U.S. aircraft carrier to move into Okinawa
United States, “George Washington” aircraft carrier at the end of the Yellow Sea and South Korea joint military exercises, Yokosuka, Japan United States does not return military base, will go to Okinawa and other nearby waters, to participate in the US-Japan joint military exercises.
U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff Mike Mullen 1, in Washington on US-China military exchanges speech. He said that in the exercise before the United States and China have been done in advance to communicate, and said the United States will continue to send aircraft carrier to the Yellow Sea.
South Korea will send officials to observe
Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Sengoku 2 announced that South Korea will send observers to the military is scheduled for June 3 start at the Japan-US joint military exercises. Paradise Valley the afternoon at a press conference did not disclose the number of observers and the ROK schedule and so on.
the first time in China as the imaginary enemy
Japanese public opinion that this is the first time since World War II Japan and the U.S. with China as the imaginary enemy soldiers real military exercises. On the exercise of the background, “Yomiuri Shimbun,” explained that, as Japan-US joint military exercises part because the U.S. Seventh Fleet to participate, to a certain extent, the Chinese navy in the East China Sea to contain. Defense Ministry officials have publicly declared: “China must show that Japan’s ability to defend the southwest islands, which is Japan ‘inhibition’ of expression.”
military alliance can not solve the peninsula
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Jiang Yu at a regular press conference 2 on the US-Japan joint military exercises, said resolving the Korean Peninsula, the only way out is dialogue and negotiation, by the military alliance, demonstrations of force can not solve the peninsula.
Jiang Yu said: “In the Diaoyu Islands issue, our position is clear and consistent about the history of the formation down the bilateral alliance, including China, should not undermine the interests of third parties, this is our very clear position. “