04 Jul '11, 9am

China complains to Japan over fishing boats: BEIJING : China on Monday lodged a formal complaint with Japan abou...

China complains to Japan over fishing boats: BEIJING : China on Monday lodged a formal complaint with Japan abou...

BEIJING : China on Monday lodged a formal complaint with Japan about fishing boats plying waters off a disputed island chain in the East China Sea, even as the nations' foreign ministers vowed to pursue warmer ties. Beijing and Tokyo have repeatedly quarrelled over disputed maritime territories, and Japan has often voiced concern about China's rising defence spending and increasingly assertive stance as a naval power. "From ancient times, the Diaoyu islands and the adjacent islands have been a part of Chinese territory and China maintains indisputable sovereignty over them," Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Hong Lei said in a statement. "Any actions by the Japanese side in the waters around the Diaoyu islands are illegal and invalid," he said, noting that Beijing had lodged "solemn representations" with Japan over fishing boats operating in the area. Hong, however, added...

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