China N-sub in disputed isles: Japan


Japan said on Monday that a Chinese naval submarine spotted in waters off flashpoint islands in the East China Sea was one of its new type of nuclear-powered attack vessels.

Earlier, China said three of its “Coast Guard vessels conducted a patrol in waters off the Diaoyu Islands,” Beijing’s name for the contested isles called Senkaku in Japan. Japanese Navy protested last Thursday after it spotted Jiangkai II class frigate and an unidentified submarine in disputed waters.

Why you should pay for quality journalism - Click to know more

Related Topics International
Recommended for you
This article is closed for comments.
Please Email the Editor

Printable version | Jan 18, 2020 12:51:08 PM |

Next Story