Naha- Two Chinese coastguard vessels entered Japanese territorial waters near the Senkakus on Tuesday, a day after a Chinese navy vessel was spotted near the islands claimed by China, as tensions continue to escalate. intensify between Tokyo and Beijing despite the approach of the 50th anniversary of the normalization of tie diplomacy.
The Japanese Coast Guard said the intrusion, the 15th this year and the first since June 23, occurred around 4:35 a.m., adding that its patrol boats ordered the two Chinese vessels to leave the waters immediately.
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