Chinese government ships entered territorial waters off disputed Tokyo-controlled islands for the second straight day Wednesday, Japanese coastguards said.
A Chinese marine surveillance ship cruises near the Senkaku/Diaoyu islands in the East China Sea on September 14, 2012. Chinese government ships have re-entered the disputed waters around the islands for the second straight day, Japanese coastguards said.
Three maritime surveillance ships "ignored warnings from patrol vessels of our agency... and entered our country's territorial waters" shortly after 12:30 pm (0330 GMT), the coastguard said in a statement.
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