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Chinese ship continues patrolling Diaoyu Islands waters

Updated: 2013-02-10 00:23
( Xinhua)

ABOARD HAIJIAN 137 - Chinese marine surveillance ship Haijian 137 continued its regular patrol in the territorial waters surrounding the Diaoyu Islands on the eve of the Spring Festival.

The Spring Festival, or the Chinese Lunar New Year, is the most important festival in traditional Chinese culture that falls on Sunday this year.

The move marks the first of such patrols during the Chinese Lunar New Year holiday.

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