Fri, Nov 29, 2013 - Page 1 News List

South Korea, Japan defy China zone

Reuters and AP, TOKYO, SEOUL and MANILA

The Philippines also rejected China’s newly declared air defense zone in the East China Sea as infringing on the freedom to fly in international airspace and compromising the safety of civil aviation.

Philippine foreign affairs spokesman Raul Hernandez said China’s ADIZ threatens the national security of affected states and “transforms the entire air zone” into China’s “domestic airspace.”

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