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(Opinion) Japan's Top Military Officer: Joint US-Japanese Patrols in South China Sea a Possibility

2015-06-26 08:41:56       source:The Diplomat

By Franz-Stefan Gady

June 26, 2015

"Japan's highest ranking military officer reiterated that Tokyo would consider joining U.S. Forces in conducting patrols in the South China Sea, the Wall Street Journal reports today.

According to Admiral Katsutoshi Kawano, chief of the Joint Staff of the Japan Self-Defense Forces,  Japan remains deeply concerned over China's recent constructions of artificial islands in the South China Sea."

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