Vessels from the China Maritime Surveillance and the Japan Coast Guard near disputed islands, called Senkaku in Japan and Diaoyu in China, in the East China Sea

Vessels from the China Maritime Surveillance and the Japan Coast Guard near disputed islands, called Senkaku in Japan and Diaoyu in China, in the East China Sea

Vessels from the China Maritime Surveillance and the Japan Coast Guard are seen near the disputed Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea. Photo: Reuters / Kyodo

October 13, 2016 4:56 PM (UTC+8)