Newly Elected Japan PM Warns China Over Disputed Islands

Claims sovereignty over the uninhavited but resource rich islands in the East China Sea


Japan's new Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has issued an early warning to China, just hours after a landslide victory for his right-wing Liberal Democratic Party.

Speaking at his first news conference, Mr Abe reiterated Tokyo's claim of sovereignty over a group of uninhabited islands in the East China Sea which is contested by Beijing.