|japan senkaku dispute china||1.85||0.2||861||5|
The sharpening dispute over the Senkaku islands, known as Diaoyu in China, is the most recent product of this old narrative of violence, hatred, fear and grief that continues, sporadically, to obstruct both nations in their efforts to forge a more stable, trusting relationship. But understanding its roots does not render it less potent.Is the Senkaku Islands part of Japan or China?
A Chinese diplomatic draft written by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of PRC on 15 May 1950 referred to the Senkaku Islands by the Japanese name " Senkaku shotō " and " Sentō Shosho " and indicated Chinese recognition of the islands as part of the Ryukyu Islands.What is China's fishing policy in the Senkaku Islands?
Chinese fishery enforcement within the disputed waters is limited to Chinese fishing vessels. Japan has also vehemently protested against Chinese public vessels entering the territorial waters around the Senkaku Islands and protected Japanese fishing vessels from possible interdictions by the Chinese.How do mainland China and Taiwan both dispute the Japanese claim?
Mainland China and Taiwan both dispute the Japanese claim by citing Yamagata Aritomo 's reasons and decisions to turn down the request to incorporate the islands in 1885. Both PRC and ROC asserted sovereignty over the islands.