Japan scrambles warplanes after it observes Chinese fighter jets in a strait near disputed islands in the East China Sea for the first time
Astatement from China's defense ministry described the fleet of 40 planes going through the Miyako Strait as a "routine drill" that also passed through China's Air Defense Identification Zone in the East China Sea, which Japan does not recognize.
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Oct 21, 2016