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China calls on Japan to clarify the aircraft carrier went to the South China Sea
The Chinese government said on Tuesday it was waiting for an official explanation from Japan to the cause of its intention to send an aircraft carrier in the tour for three months in the South China Sea, expressing the hope that Japan and responsible behavior.
China and talks about her rights to sovereignty over most of the South China Sea disputed waters. And it raised its military presence there is a growing concern in Japan and the West, forcing the United States to conduct free and regular air patrols to ensure freedom of navigation.
It is supposed to stop the helicopters carrier (Izumo), which entered service just two years ago, in Singapore, Indonesia, the Philippines and Sri Lanka before joining the maneuvers (Malabar) joint naval ships, with an American Indian in the Indian Ocean in July.
A spokeswoman for the Chinese Foreign Ministry Hua Chun Ling did not know whether the ship will visit countries in Southeast Asia or to have another goal.
Hua said in a daily news briefing, "We have not heard yet what Japan says about this officially."
She continued, "If the visit include unusual orientation to several countries and the normal transit in the South China Sea do not have objections and we hope that this kind of usual exchange between the countries concerned to play a role in promoting peace and stability in the region ...
"But if it was to go to the South China Sea, different intentions, this is something different."
She added that Japan pose problems in the South China Sea issue expressing the hope that the Tokyo to play a constructive role in peace and stability. jh