Off the coast of the Senkaku Islands in Okinawa Prefecture, two China Coast Guard vessels have invaded Japan's territorial waters from the 21st and are repeatedly approaching Japanese fishing vessels operating nearby.


The invasion of the territorial waters has exceeded 58 hours, the longest since the government nationalized the Senkaku Islands 10 years ago, and the Japan Coast Guard continues to warn them to leave the territorial waters immediately.

According to the 11th Regional Coast Guard Headquarters, two ships of the China Coast Guard invaded Japan's territorial waters off the coast of Uotsuri Island in the Senkaku Islands after 4 am on the 21st.



The two vessels continued to sail within the territorial waters in an attempt to repeatedly approach the Japanese fishing vessels on which three people operating nearby were on board, and the invasion into the territorial waters exceeded 58 hours at 3:00 pm on the 23rd.



This is more than the longest ever, about 57 hours, the longest since the government nationalized the Senkaku Islands 10 years ago.



As of 3:00 pm on the 23rd, the two vessels are in the territorial waters about 3 to 5 kilometers off the coast of Minami Kojima, and the Japan Coast Guard continues to warn them to leave the territorial waters immediately and deploys patrol boats around them to warn them. Is strengthening.

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