• Kyodo


Japan has lodged a protest over China’s gas field developments in the East China Sea after confirming the building of new structures at Chinese facilities in the waters despite Tokyo’s repeated calls to refrain from such acts, Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida said Thursday.

“It is extremely regrettable that China is proceeding with unilateral developments in the East China Sea even though the boundary between Japan and China in the waters has not yet been fixed,” Kishida told reporters.

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