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Chinese ships sail near Senkaku Islands for record 112 days straight

Japan works with US and Europe to urge restraint by Beijing

China Coast Guard vessels are armed with what appears to be 76 mm rapid-fire guns. (Photo from the China Coast Guard's WeChat account)   © Kyodo

TOKYO -- The China Coast Guard has been making repeated incursions into waters around the Japan-administered Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea, marking a record for the number of consecutive days it has done so.

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