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Chinese ships patrol around Diaoyu Islands

Updated: 2012-10-02 18:13

BEIJING - Chinese maritime surveillance ships conducted Tuesday another patrol in waters off the Diaoyu Islands, keeping close watch on the illegal entrance of the Japanese right-wingers in the areas, according to the State Oceanic Administration.

Chinese ships patrol around Diaoyu Islands

Four China marine surveillance ships patrolled the waters off the Diaoyu Islands on Oct 2 in response to the Japanese righter-wingers' intrusion, the Foreign Ministry confirmed. [Photo/Agencies]

Four Chinese marine surveillance ships patrolled in the waters off the Diaoyu Islands on Tuesday after the Japanese right-winger's intrusion, the Foreign Ministry also confirmed.

China is strongly dissatisfied with and firmly opposes the Japanese right-wingers' illegal entrance into the waters off the Diaoyu Islands and is keeping high vigilance to their intention and purpose, FM spokesman Hong Lei said Tuesday at a regular press briefing.

The provocation of this kind will make the situation more complicated if not stopped, said Hong Lei.

The patrol team - composed of Haijian 50, Haijian 15, Haijian 26 and Haijian 27 - are carrying out normal rights-safeguarding activities around the Diaoyu Islands, according to a statement from the State Oceanic Administration.


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