Japan spots Chinese and Russian warships sailing through the Tsugaru Strait for the first time

by Kosuke Takahashi & Gabriel Dominguez

Chinese and Russian warships have been spotted for the first time sailing through international waters at the Tsugaru Strait located between Japan's main islands of Honshu and Hokkaido, the Japanese Ministry of Defense (MoD) announced on 18 October.

The MoD said it is the first time that the ministry spotted Chinese and Russian warships going through the strait simultaneously. It noted that a total of 10 ships were identified.

The MoD said Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force minesweepers JS Izushima and JS Aoshima

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Chinese and Russian warships have been spotted for the first time sailing through international wate...

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