MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
On June 3, a strong protest was lodged with the Japanese Embassy in Russia in connection with the incident on May 28 of this year. with the Japanese fishing schooner “Eiho-maru 172”. The vessel was discovered by Russian border guards in the exclusive economic zone of the Russian Federation near Sakhalin Island, did not respond to inquiries, made an attempt to escape and dangerously maneuvering during pursuit, carrying out a bulk on a patrol boat and endangering the life and health of its crew.
It was emphasized to the Japanese representatives that the Russian border guards acted strictly in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation and the norms of international law.
The Eikho-maru 172 was escorted to the port of Korsakov for further investigation.
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