09:42 23 Aug 2016
YOKOSUKA, Japan, Aug. 23, Kyodo
Defense Minister Tomomi Inada toured a Maritime Self-Defense Force bottom in Yokosuka, southwest of Tokyo on Tuesday, her initial revisit to an MSDF bottom given holding adult her post about 3 weeks ago.
She legalised a 19,500-ton helicopter-carrier Izumo, a MSDF’s largest warship, and was approaching to indoctrinate MSDF staff to do their pinnacle to control warning and notice duties amid China’s increasingly noisy nautical activities.
In a afternoon, Inada will revisit a U.S. Navy bottom in Yokosuka, Kanagawa Prefecture and house a U.S. aircraft conduit Ronald Reagan for talks with Vice Adm. Joseph Aucoin, commander of a Seventh Fleet, and Rear Adm. Matthew Carter, commander of a U.S. Naval Forces Japan.
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