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Tokyo and Taiwan launched a naval water cannon battle for the disputed islands

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Tokyo and Taiwan launched a naval water cannon battle for the disputed islands

A sea battle using water cannons unfolded today at the disputed Senkaku Islands (Diaoyu), where Japanese patrolmen are trying to oust the Taiwanese ships from the area that Tokyo considers its territorial waters.


This fight Tokyo TV shoots from helicopters and shows live. According to ITAR-TASS, about forty Taiwanese fishing vessels, accompanied by eight watchmen, defiantly entered the zone that Tokyo considers its territorial waters in the uninhabited Senkaku ridge (Diaoyu).


Flotilla tried to break through to the largest island of this zone - Wotsurizima, the Japanese coast guard said. On the way at the Taiwanese ships stood the Japanese guard, who used powerful water cannons. Taiwanese patrol ships also use water cannons.

Helicopters and airplanes are locking in the air, which fly directly over the ships. The superiority in this battle while on the side of the Japanese.


According to incoming reports, at least part of the Taiwanese flotilla has now turned back and is moving towards international waters. The ships of this grouping are flying the flags, on them are posted the banners "Diaoyu belong to Taiwan."

In the open waters of Senkaku (Diaoyu), there are five PRC watchdogs who monitor the situation. Until they make attempts to enter the zone, which Tokyo declares there its territorial waters.

On Monday, September 24, there were four PRC watchdogs in it for several hours. They also ignored orders to leave the area. However, this did not lead to a clash and a fight on water cannons.

The People's Republic of China and Taiwan believe that Japan seized Senkaku (Diaoyu) by force in 1885, when imperial China won the war. At the same time, Tokyo turned Taiwan into his colony. After World War II, Tokyo abandoned the rights to this island. According to the logic of Beijing and Taipei, he must now return Diaoyu.

Tokyo claims that these islands are irrelevant to the outcome of the 1885 war of the year and were joined because at that time no one belonged.

The conflict around Senkaku (Diaoyu) escalated after the Japanese government bought three of the five islands of the ridge from their private owners on 11 in September. This caused a sharp reaction in Beijing and Taipei. However, so far in the campaign of protests was the leader of China. There, in particular, mass anti-Japanese demonstrations took place over eight days.

In the zone near the islands, which Tokyo considers its territorial waters, already three times after September 11, the courts of the People's Republic of China defiantly entered.
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  1. sv-sakh
    sv-sakh 25 September 2012 11: 17 New
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    Yes, when have they already raked these pakimons? am
    1. 1hanom2
      1hanom2 25 September 2012 11: 22 New
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      What can I say, Circus :)) reality show.
      1. nycsson
        nycsson 25 September 2012 11: 36 New
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        Yeah! I tell you I’ll fight! Russia will be occupied by the Caucasus, but China will solve the problems of the disputed islands! Well, in the meantime, Iran and Syria will be engaged in, no one will interfere! Clever! crying
        1. Alexander Romanov
          Alexander Romanov 25 September 2012 11: 47 New
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          Quote: nycsson
          Russia will be occupied by the Caucasus, but China will solve the problems of the disputed islands! Well, in the meantime, Iran and Syria will be engaged in, no one will interfere! Clever!

          Nixon, and then what and how, and who will destroy this ace, are we again? Well, they all got into the bath negative
    2. mongoose
      mongoose 25 September 2012 12: 01 New
      +2
      but rather, the Chinese will be robbed of Pokemon. as raked more than once
    3. Rustam
      Rustam 25 September 2012 12: 05 New
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      let a little more tinker and be afraid, and we will look at this show aside - they don’t remember about the kurill, how would you lose it fellow
      1. crazyrom
        crazyrom 2 October 2012 00: 16 New
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        Only it’s better not to go to our Kuril Islands, we will not answer them with water cannons, but with real ones. And rockets.
  2. Manager
    Manager 25 September 2012 11: 20 New
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    Wow! The first thought voynushka on water pistols as in childhood))))
    I really laugh !!!
  3. Wedmak
    Wedmak 25 September 2012 11: 21 New
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    But what, this is an idea by the way. Battles on water cannons - a new word in naval battles! Water - at least flood ... There is almost no damage. But how much adrenaline and pleasure!
    1. SSR
      SSR 25 September 2012 11: 27 New
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      in the winter you can arrange battles with snowballs .. in Africa, well, with dry droppings there are cows for example ...))
    2. lelikas
      lelikas 25 September 2012 12: 28 New
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      Now it’s clear why the Kama helicopters are for the Chinese -
      1. tan0472
        tan0472 25 September 2012 12: 43 New
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        Quote: lelikas
        Now it’s clear why the Kama helicopters are for the Chinese -

        And if China begins to buy Be 200? (Flush Japanese from the islands)
      2. Wedmak
        Wedmak 25 September 2012 18: 06 New
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        KAMOSVSKY HELICOPTERS AND BE-200 IT IS ALREADY - CHEATING! smile
  4. Isk1984
    Isk1984 25 September 2012 11: 23 New
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    So, what can we say here that the undercover fight led to the fact that China and Taiwan agreed, given that Taiwan is a US puppet, or rather it has been more recently since 1949, which means that Taiwan’s elites are ready for peaceful joining, so to speak, of their historical homeland, otherwise why this demarche ...... we really live in an era of global change .....
    1. Windbreak
      Windbreak 25 September 2012 11: 47 New
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      Taiwan considers itself to be true China, and it is fighting for disputed territories as a third party.
    2. mongoose
      mongoose 25 September 2012 12: 02 New
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      both China agreed? well, it's fantastic, it's just that "king of the hill" is more fun to play in three
  5. Sasha 19871987
    Sasha 19871987 25 September 2012 11: 26 New
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    these are battles ... poor, they will catch a cold ....
  6. bairat
    bairat 25 September 2012 11: 29 New
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    Quote: Isk1984
    otherwise why this demarche

    maybe then these islands are closest to Taiwan7
  7. Sars
    Sars 25 September 2012 11: 42 New
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    Something I don’t understand at all.
    Before that, China and Japan shared these islands.
    Now Taipei has come out.
    Will they now have the world's first three-member war, when each is fighting two enemies?
    Obama will break his head: how to support two allies in the fighting among themselves?
  8. UV58
    UV58 25 September 2012 11: 44 New
    +1
    water cannon battleship needed!
  9. vorobey
    vorobey 25 September 2012 11: 44 New
    +1

    A foam party. fisherman's day?
  10. anfreezer
    anfreezer 25 September 2012 12: 06 New
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    Happy Neptune Day ... "pioneers" .... la! laughing
  11. whispering
    whispering 25 September 2012 12: 17 New
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    began.... winked .... now wait for the denouement ....
  12. Tirpitz
    Tirpitz 25 September 2012 12: 23 New
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    Since no one is going to open fire first, they will soon use bulk or battering ram.
  13. IRBIS
    IRBIS 25 September 2012 12: 40 New
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    Circus, and more! "Soaked" each other from water cannons! And the Chinese watched, they probably didn't put such crap on the watchdogs. Well, the guys will have to beat them with what they have. This porridge is being brewed, let's look at the sequel. If the Japanese hurry up, then you can watch it live.
  14. JonnyT
    JonnyT 25 September 2012 12: 47 New
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    The Chinese and these islands will be few!
  15. tan0472
    tan0472 25 September 2012 12: 50 New
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    It will all end with the fact that China will bring serious forces to the islands. There will be a hassle (with ship damage and casualties). And then Japan will endlessly express protests (if it does not agree to 20 percent of the extracted).
  16. ovfilin
    ovfilin 25 September 2012 14: 11 New
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    The Americans again ran into the mysterious Chinese soul, no matter how much they bite among themselves, the trouble comes, they beat everyone together. "Taiwan is also China"
  17. gregor6549
    gregor6549 25 September 2012 15: 36 New
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    Everything is just like a rake. Somewhere there was a message that in the area of ​​the disputed islands it is assumed that there are large reserves of rare earth metals and oil. And that's all. This was enough for both Kitaky and Taiwan to claim their rights to the islands. This was followed by "spontaneous" demonstrations of ordinary Chinese and Taiwanese, then clashes with the Japanese coast guard, and all this could end with a serious skirmish between all the parties to the conflict. And not verbal. And there the States will catch up as Japan, after all, is an ally and will leave her alone with the Chinese dragon. China, on the other hand, can use Taiwan's twitching as an excuse to “kick the ears,” which China has long dreamed of. And again, the States will be in business. In this regard, the planned joint exercises of the Russian and Japanese navies look more than strange. After all, China may not understand Russia's incomprehensible intentions against the background of the brewed porridge. And dull China is not the best China for Russia now. So it's not that simple
  18. Uncle
    Uncle 25 September 2012 16: 56 New
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    I wonder what they achieved by watering the ships. Everything was waiting, they were about to get a jet into the radar, but did not hit. It is difficult to break the glass, but it is possible, then, if you pour it accurately, you can disable the trawler.
  19. gregor6549
    gregor6549 25 September 2012 17: 07 New
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    Have achieved one. All three countries reared and are now discussing what punitive measures should be taken. Ie small but effective provocation like "ours urinate". And there it is not far from the big fight
  20. Ruslan67
    Ruslan67 25 September 2012 19: 47 New
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    a circus at sea remains on these islands to bring gypsies with bears and broadcast round-the-world round dances to gypsy dances
  21. Bekzat
    Bekzat 26 September 2012 09: 18 New
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    Greetings to everyone, steep porridge is brewing from behind these islands, at first they just looked at each other through binoculars, now, they conducted a "sea battle" with the help of water cannons (so far no one has used a real weapon, they do not want to), and then tomorrow, someone nerves will not stand it and will be fired from a real cannon, and "porridge-malasha" will begin on the Pacific Ocean. Obama will really get a headache solving this problem: which of the allies to support. If he supports the Japanese, he will lose Taiwan as an ally. And for China there is a chance to agree with Taiwan on cooperation and possibly an alliance.
  22. Darck
    Darck 26 September 2012 10: 32 New
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    Soon they will use water bombs .... Japanese sumoists shouting with a banzai, will jump into the water with a bomb and sink other people's ships.