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Japan protests against China’s allegations of dangerous conduct by fighter jets

Japan said on Monday it had protested strongly against China’s allegations its fighter jets had engaged in “dangerous and unprofessional” behavior when they scrambled at the weekend as Chinese aircraft flew between Okinawa and Miyako islands.

Chinese military aircraft flew over waterways near self-ruled Taiwan – seen by Beijing as a renegade province – on Saturday as part of long-range exercises, Taiwan said.

“I have received a report from the defence minister that the Japanese planes did not conduct any close-range interference toward the Chinese military planes … or threaten the safety of Chinese military planes or its personnel,” Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said… Read more here.

Source: Japan Today

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