East Sea


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East Sea

See Sea of Japan.
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East Sea

n
(Placename) the Korean name for Sea of Japan
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Noun1.East Sea - an arm of the Pacific between China and Japan
Pacific, Pacific Ocean - the largest ocean in the world
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The army had suddenly started military drills to protect the Dokdo islands in the far east of the Korean peninsula, the Yonhap news agency said, noting that the current exercises had been delayed as relations deteriorated The military exercises were scheduled to begin on Sunday, including naval, air, and army forces, the South Korean navy said, adding that the drill dubbed as "East Sea territory defense training".
2814632 TOKYO -- North Korea fires two projectiles presumed to be short-range ballistic missiles into the East Sea (Sea of Japan) on Saturday, South Korea's military says.
Summary: Seoul [South Korea], Aug 24 (ANI): South Korea's top security officials on Saturday voiced "strong concern" over North Korea's launch of two projectiles presumed to be short-range ballistic missiles into the East Sea despite the end of its combined military training with the United States.
North Korea again fired two more projectiles believed to be short-range ballistic missiles into the East Sea on Saturday, South Korea's military said, the latest in a series of saber-rattling moves against the joint exercise between Seoul and Washington.
The South Korean military's Joint Chiefs of Staff, in a (https://edition.cnn.com/2019/08/01/asia/north-korea-missile-launch-aug-1-intl/index.html) statement , also confirmed that two unidentified short-range projectiles were launched from North Korea's South Hamgyong Province toward the East Sea (also known as the Sea of Japan).
Seoul, July 24 (BNA): A Russian military aircraft violated South Korea's airspace above the East Sea twice Tuesday, prompting the Air Force to scramble fighter jets and fire warning shots, military officers said.
She added that these actions are also 'contrary to the spirit and content of the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the East Sea (DOC) and do not benefit the negotiations between Asean and China on a Code of Conduct in the East Sea (COC), as well as the maintenance of an environment of peace, stability, cooperation, and development in the East Sea and the region.'
Muscat: Sayyid Saud bin Hilal Al Busaidi, Minister of State and Governor of Muscat received in his office today Rear Admiral Shen Hao, Deputy Commander of the East Sea Fleet and Head of the Chinese Navy Task Group 150, currently visiting the Sultanate.
The missile flew more than 700 kilometers before landing in the Sea of Japan (East Sea) surrounded by the Korean peninsula, Japan and the Russian far east, Jordan News Agency (Petra) reported.
TEHRAN (FNA)- North Korea fired on Sunday three short-range missiles into the East Sea, which is supposed to be additional test-firing of anti-ship missiles following the same tests in February and May, South Korea said in a statement.
In this paper, the role of local circulations and moisture transport over the East Sea on autumn (SON) rainfall over the Extended Central Vietnam (ECV) region, defined as the part of Vietnam ranging from 120[degrees]N to 19[degrees]N (Figure 1), during ENSO is investigated further using high resolution (0.5 degrees) Climate Forecast System Reanalysis (CFSR) data and station observations.