Japan asserts Senkaku Islands claim in dispute with China, Taiwan

Japanese local authority has approved a measure changing the status of disputed islands which are also claimed by China and Taiwan.

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    A Japanese local authority has approved a measure changing the status of a disputed island chain that is also claimed by China and Taiwan.

    It asserts Japan's claim over the Senkaku Islands, which it has administered since 1972.

    Al Jazeera's Adrian Brown reports on the rising tensions.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera News


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