4 China Coast Guard Ships Enter Japan Waters off Senkakus

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Naha, Okinawa Pref., July 29 (Jiji Press)--Four Chinese coast guard ships intruded into Japanese waters off the Senkaku Islands in Okinawa Prefecture on Sunday.

It was the first violation of Japanese territorial waters by a Chinese official ship since July 4 and the 14th this year.

According to the Japan Coast Guard's 11th regional headquarters in Naha, China's Haijing 2306, Haijing 2307, Haijing 2052 and Haijing 33115 entered Japanese waters north-northwest of Uotsurijima of the island chain between 10:10 a.m. (1:10 a.m. GMT) and 10:25 a.m.

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