Japan tracks Chinese destroyer and suspected submarine on edge of its waters

Japan says its self-defence forces are monitoring a Chinese destroyer and what it suspects is a submarine first identified just outside Japanese territorial waters off Amami Oshima on Friday.Three reconnaissance aircraft and two destroyers have been dispatched to the area, northeast of Okinawa, to track the vessels’ movements.The contact comes as military tensions in the region remain high and China makes repeated claims about foreign vessels sailing through waters in the South China Sea, which…


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