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Activist leader on Diaoyu Islands landing

08-15-2012 19:15 BJT

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7 activists from a Hong Kong group have set foot and planted the Chinese national flag on one of the Diaoyu islands. The Chairman of the activist group, Chan Miu-Tak, gave comment.

Chan Miu-Tak, chairman of Action Committee for Defending the Diaoyu Islands, said, "We had landed on the island before, our national flag had been planted on it too. In 1998, we had a speedboat approach the island to within dozens of meters. But right before we could land, a Japanese helicopter drove us away. This time, I asked the activists to put their safety first during the landing. If anything happens, we must retreat. Our goal of claiming our sovereignty over the Diaoyu Islands has been achieved. "



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