April 17, 2013
A day after asking Japan to stop encroaching its territory, Chinese military today for the first time deployed its naval ships to patrol the islands disputed with Tokyo in the East China Sea.
This is the first time in recent months China deployed its naval vessels for patrols in the islands waters replacing the marine surveillance vessels, even though some naval ships were seen in the waters earlier.
A two-vessel fleet of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy patrolled the territorial waters surrounding the Diaoyu Islands this morning, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.
This article was posted: Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 5:07 pm