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Come and have a look, Beijing says as aircraft carrier skirts Japan

The Soviet-built Liaoning also passes close to Taiwan before sailing to a base in Hainan

Japan said that one of its Maritime Self Defense Force ships and a P3C patrol aircraft had spotted six Chinese naval vessels including the Liaoning travelling through the passage.


IF people want to come and look at China's first aircraft carrier, they are very welcome, the defence ministry said on Thursday, brushing off encounters with the Japanese military as the carrier passed close to Japan this week.

The Soviet-built Liaoning, accompanied by...

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