Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Japan’s military forces to be deployed near the Diaoyu Islands Question (Figure)
Yonaguni Island is located in east China Taiwan 120 km from the northern Chinese Diaoyu Islands (Japan called “Senkaku Islands”), about 170 km.
China Daily AP: July 2, the Foreign Ministry at a regular correspondent conference, a reporter’s question about Japan plans to deploy military forces near the Diaoyu Islands to guard against China, the spokesman Qin Gang said this, want to move to Japan-related help maintain regional peace and stability.
It is reported that Japan’s defense ministry is considering to Yonaguni Island, the GSDF deployment, and plans to deploy into the end of the year in the revised National Defense Program Outline. Yonaguni Island is located in east China Taiwan 120 km from the northern Chinese Diaoyu Islands, about 170 km. (Global Online: Zhang Yan)