Japan Coast Guard protects fishing boat from Chinese vessels near Senkaku islands

Source: Stars and Stripes - View Original Article
Published: Oct 13, 2020
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65% Conservative


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This article includes the following sentiments, providing an average bias score of 65% Conservative:

  • 1 positive sentiment for Police funding


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Sentiments

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93% "The incident drew an immediate rebuke from the Japanese government through official diplomatic channels, Kato said.""
92% "The request for assistance came from members of the Okinawa Fishing Association, Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga's newly appointed chief cabinet secretary, Katsunobu Kato, told ..."
90% "Japan will remain calm but takes a firm stand.""
87% "Though small and uninhabited, the islets are surrounded by fishing grounds and potential oil and gas deposits.""
85% "In Beijing the same day, Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Lijian Zhao at his weekly press conference called the islands China's inherent territory.""
-64% "Japan administers the islands, whose surface area amounts to about 2 ½ square miles, but they are also claimed by China and Taiwan, which ..."
-65% "The coast guard spokesman declined to say how many ships responded to the call to assist the fishing boat, but no injuries or damage ..."
-68% "Territorial waters extend 12 nautical miles from the low-water line along the coast, according to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the ..."
-70% "The Japanese side should respect this.""
-84% "They last approached the Senkakus on Aug. 28, according to the coast guard.""

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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

65% : "Patrolling and carrying out law enforcement activities in the relevant waters are also China's inherent right," he said, according to a transcript on the ministry website.
93% : The incident drew an immediate rebuke from the Japanese government through official diplomatic channels, Kato said.
92% : The request for assistance came from members of the Okinawa Fishing Association, Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga's newly appointed chief cabinet secretary, Katsunobu Kato, told reporters Monday.
90% : "Japan will remain calm but takes a firm stand."
87% : Though small and uninhabited, the islets are surrounded by fishing grounds and potential oil and gas deposits.
85% : In Beijing the same day, Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Lijian Zhao at his weekly press conference called the islands China's "inherent territory.
36% : Japan administers the islands, whose surface area amounts to about 2 ½ square miles, but they are also claimed by China and Taiwan, which refer to them as Diaoyu Dao and Diaoyutai respectively.
35% : The coast guard spokesman declined to say how many ships responded to the call to assist the fishing boat, but no injuries or damage were reported.
32% : Territorial waters extend 12 nautical miles from the low-water line along the coast, according to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea.
30% : "The Japanese side should respect this."
16% : They last approached the Senkakus on Aug. 28, according to the coast guard.

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