Keeping an eye on the territories of other countries, China was forced to retreat by Japan. Japan forced a Chinese naval submarine and destroyer patrolling near its waters to flee recently.
The Navy identified a Chinese submarine on Friday morning off Amami Oshima Island, part of the country's southern Kagoshima Prefecture, the Japanese Defense Ministry said on Sunday. Also, a Chinese destroyer was also seen patrolling the nearby area. Japanese Navy warships and maritime patrol fighter jets were sent to this. After this Chinese submarines and ships left the area.
dispute on the island
There is a dispute between China and Japan over islands located in the East China Sea. They are known as Senkaku in Japan and dials in China. The administration of these islands has been with Japan since 1972. At the same time, China claims that these islands come under its jurisdiction.
Chinese submarine was also chased last year
In June last year also, a Chinese submarine was driven out by Japanese naval forces. In fact, at that time the Japanese destroyer frigate Kaga had detected a Chinese submarine within 24 nautical miles near the island of Okinawa in southern Japan, after which the Japanese Navy swung into action, with the help of its patrolling aircraft, to push the Chinese submarine out of its waters. was driven out. Last week too, several Chinese government ships had reached near the island, after which the possibility of a collision also increased.
Defense agreement in Japan-Vietnam amid tension with Dragon
Japan will now be able to provide defense equipment and technology to Vietnam. For this, both the countries signed an agreement on Saturday. The special thing is that this agreement was made in the midst of increasing military tension in China. Vietnam is the 11th country with which Japan has made a military agreement.
During this, without naming China, Japan said that it would be opposed to forcibly increasing its activities or creating tension from any one country in the South and the East China Sea.
According to Japan's Defense Minister Nobuo Kishi, after this agreement, the two countries will also strengthen their defense ties through joint military exercises and there will be talks on the exchange of military boats. Both countries will insist on keeping the sea and air routes free in the region.