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SCMP: Seoul voices considerations as extra Chinese language army plane unfold their wings in South Korean air defence zone
South Korea has voiced its frustration about repeated intrusions into its air defence identification zone by Chinese language army plane, strikes that analysts say replicate Beijing’s opposition to strengthening ties between Seoul, Tokyo and Washington.
South Korean authorities stated a Chinese language aircraft, presumably a Shaanxi Y-9 digital warfare and surveillance plane flew into the Korean zone Monday final week with out discover. The aircraft entered close to Socotra Rock within the Sea of Japan, or East Sea, at about 11am and flew out and into Japan’s air defence identification zone about 40 minutes later.
The aircraft re-entered the South Korean air defence zone, close to the southeastern metropolis of Pohang, at about 12.43pm. Then it travelled as much as South Korea’s Unique Financial Zone within the Sea of Japan, slicing between the South Korean mainland and Ulleung island.
It was uncommon for a Chinese language plane to have taken that route. The aircraft was reported to have left the zone at 3.53pm.
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