China steps up aggressive actions near Senkakus: Aircraft violates Japanese airspace

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    Earlier today, Japan was forced to scramble fighter jets after a Chinese government aircraft violated Japanese airspace over the Senkaku islands:

    Japan’s Defense Ministry said Thursday that their Air Self Defense Force deployed F-15 fighter jets in response… soon after Chinese aircraft left Japanese air space.

    Tokyo currently filed a strong complaint to Beijing and is trying to resolve this matter diplomatically.

    For months, China has repeatedly used patrol ships in a provocative manner in the area. This is apparently the first time they’ve used an aircraft.

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