China Silent on Japanese Submarine Charge




 
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November 14th, 2004  
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Topic: China Silent on Japanese Submarine Charge


Nov 13, 2004 SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China maintained a stony silence Saturday in the face of Japan's charges that one of its nuclear-powered submarines intruded into Japanese waters this week.

Japan mobilized its navy for the first time in five years Wednesday after the submarine was spotted near the Okinawa islands, 1,600 km (1,000 miles) southwest of Tokyo.

The intrusion was brief and no warning shots were fired, but the mobilization was a rare display of Japan's military response...

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