Senkaku Islands

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Senkaku Islands

(sɛnˈkækuː)
pl n
(Placename) a group of uninhabited islets in the East China Sea; claimed by China and Japan. Chinese name: Diaoyu Islands
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On 10 September, the Japanese government announced its decision to "purchase" China's Diaoyu Dao and its affiliated Nanxiao Dao and Beixiao Dao in a bid to "nationalize" these islands.
Japan's so-called "nationalization" of Diaoyu Dao and its affiliated Nanxiao Dao and Beixiao Dao constitutes serious encroachment on China's territorial sovereignty.
V) The Japanese government's announced "purchase" of China's Diaoyu Dao and its affiliated Nanxiao Dao and Beixiao Dao and their so-called "nationalization" is a serious violation of China's territorial sovereignty.