23 aprilie 2021

Japan, US, France to hold first major drill amid tensions with China


Sailors stand on the deck of the Japanese destroyer Suzutsuki as it prepares to dock at a port in Qingdao, in eastern China’s Shandong Province, on April 21, 2019. (File photo by AP)Japan, the United States, and France are set to hold joint military drills for the first time next month, amid rising tensions with China over the East and South China Seas.The Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) made the announcement in a statement on Friday, saying the exercises — planned to run in southern [...]