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A projected map of Japan's territorial waters are seen through a reporter's silhouette during a news conference by Japan Coast Guard Commandant Takashi Kitamura (not pictured), at the Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan in Tokyo December 13, 2012. REUTERS/Issei Kato

A projected map of Japan's territorial waters are seen through a reporter's silhouette during a news conference by Japan Coast Guard Commandant Takashi Kitamura (not pictured), at the Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan in Tokyo December 13, 2012....more

A projected map of Japan's territorial waters are seen through a reporter's silhouette during a news conference by Japan Coast Guard Commandant Takashi Kitamura (not pictured), at the Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan in Tokyo December 13, 2012. REUTERS/Issei Kato
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An aerial view shows a Japan Coast Guard patrol ship, fishing boats from Taiwan and Taiwan's Coast Guard vessel sailing side by side near Uotsuri island (top), a part of the disputed islands in the East China Sea, known as Senkaku in Japan, Diaoyu in China and Tiaoyutai in Taiwan, in this photo taken by Kyodo September 25, 2012. REUTERS/Kyodo

An aerial view shows a Japan Coast Guard patrol ship, fishing boats from Taiwan and Taiwan's Coast Guard vessel sailing side by side near Uotsuri island (top), a part of the disputed islands in the East China Sea, known as Senkaku in Japan, Diaoyu in...more

An aerial view shows a Japan Coast Guard patrol ship, fishing boats from Taiwan and Taiwan's Coast Guard vessel sailing side by side near Uotsuri island (top), a part of the disputed islands in the East China Sea, known as Senkaku in Japan, Diaoyu in China and Tiaoyutai in Taiwan, in this photo taken by Kyodo September 25, 2012. REUTERS/Kyodo
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