Japan said that China’s marine research vessel tracking ship in the East chase day (Figure)
Data Figure: China ocean surveillance ship
51 Global Network reporter Li Zongze reported, according to Taiwan media quoted Japan’s Jiji Press reported 4, May 3 at a Chinese marine survey ship State Oceanic Administration in Japan, Amami Island waters close to Japan, a north-west tracking ship and chase. Japan has protested the Chinese government expressed serious.
reported that the Japan Coast Guard announced today that yesterday afternoon, China’s State Oceanic Administration marine research ship ‘Sea monitoring 51′ in the northwest of Amami Oshima, about 320 km of sea, close to the Security Office of the tracking ship ‘Akihiro ‘and started about 3 hours and 45 minutes of chase. Japan’s Foreign Ministry that Akihiro in Japan “exclusive economic zone” for proper investigation, so the Chinese Government expressed serious protest.
according to the Japan Coast Guard statement, the two sides close to the waters of the sea vessel tone is the middle line with China’s geography of the East China Sea about 40 kilometers away. Yesterday afternoon around 2:00, maritime surveillance gradually approaching Akihiro 51, 3:30 pm about 51 maritime surveillance wireless walkie-talkies for Akihiro propaganda that ‘doing? This area applies to the provisions of China, immediately stop the investigation. ‘
Akihiro said:’ This is Japan’s continental shelf, is being implemented in line with international requirements of proper investigation. ‘
trailing Akihiro 51 maritime surveillance, their closest distance of two ships of less than 1 km. Akihiro ongoing investigation that will be affected, so the DPRK in Amami Oshima exhumation. 17:45 about 51 maritime surveillance radar disappeared from sight only.
reported, Akihiro April 21, sunrise in Hong Kong, scheduled 24 to May 8, between the East China Sea exclusive economic zone of Japan survey of crustal structure. Around 8 am today, Akihiro dispute yesterday in the waters near the re-investigation.
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.