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China criticises Japan over 'dangerous' jet scramble

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Japan is embroiled in a dispute with China in the East China Sea over ownership of a group of islands which lie about 220 km north-east of Taiwan.

Beijing

CHINA strongly criticised Japan over a scramble of military aircraft from the two countries on Monday amid a dispute over islands in the East China Sea.

Two Japanese fighter jets took "provocative actions" at a high speed near a pair of Chinese fighter jets that were