Off the Senkaku area, 4 vessels of the China Coast Guard sail through the waters on October 18 at 11:16

According to the 11th Regional Coast Guard Headquarters, off the Senkaku Islands in Okinawa Prefecture, four ships of the Chinese Coast Guard are navigating the connected water area just outside the Japanese territorial waters.

As of 9:00 am, three of the four vessels are sailing approximately 31-34 km north-northwest of Uotsuri Island in the Senkaku Islands, and the remaining one is sailing approximately 33 km west-northwest of Kuba Island. We continue to warn and monitor to keep away from the territorial waters.