Japan Asia Disputed Islands

September 13, 2012 - 10:34 PM
The Chinese surveillance ship Haijian No. 51, front, sails ahead of a Japan Coast Guard vessel in waters near disputed islands, called Senkaku in Japan and Diaoyu in China, in the East China Sea on Friday morning, Sept. 14, 2012. The Japanese government and coast guard say six Chinese surveillance ships entered Japanese waters Friday near disputed islands in the East China Sea, prompting the prime minister’s office to mobilize a task force at its crisis management center. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) JAPAN OUT, MANDATORY CREDIT, NO LICENSING IN CHINA, HONG KONG, JAPAN, SOUTH KOREA AND FRANCE