China Sending Fighters To Counter Japanese Aircraft
- Japan has reportedly drawn up plans to fire “warning shots” should it encounter China’s surveillance planes over the Diaoyu Islands.
- Most recent move by Shinzo Abe’s adminsitration to test the response and tolerance of China and the international community.
- China opposes infringement upon its sovereignty over the Diaoyu Islands.
- A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman claimed on Tuesday that China does not accept Japan’s protest and representation over Chinese maritime surveillance ships’ patrols in waters off the Diaoyu Islands.