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air defense identification zone (ADIZ)

The area of airspace over land or water, extending upward from the surface, within which the ready identification, the location, and the control of aircraft are required in the interest of national security. Boundaries of ADIZ are shown on charts as double dotted lines. The delimiting line is not shown when it coincides with an international boundary, projection line, or other linear features.
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The Australian side's irresponsible remarks about China's air defence identification zone in the East China Sea are completely wrong and China cannot accept them," Beijing said.
Normal flights by international air liners in the East China Sea Air Defence Identification Zone will not be affected in any way," said defence ministry spokesperson Yang Yujun when asked about the creation of the air-defence zone, the BBC reports.
China's declaration of an Air Defence Identification Zone (ADIZ) over an area covering the disputed islands triggered an international furore in November.
On Thursday, during military talks in Seoul, South Korea requested China to revise its newly declared air defence identification zone in the East China Sea which has increased regional tensions, even though the Philippines are concerned that China might seek control of air space over contested areas of the South China Sea.
Japan disregarded China's new air defence identification zone, which included disputed Senkaku islands, for being illegal, the report added.
China's recent declaration of an Air Defence Identification Zone in the East China Sea -- which has infuriated Japan and South Korea -- has also raised concerns in the Philippines.
Seoul said that a navy P-3C maritime patrol aircraft conducted a routine flight inside China's new Air Defence Identification Zone (ADIZ) without notifying Chinese authorities as requested by Beijing.
China has said it had every right to set up an Air Defence Identification Zone but that current conditions did not warrant one.
Last year, China declared an air defence identification zone in the East Sea, including over the outcrops, which are under Japan's administration.
The statement came as tensions become rife between Japan and China since the later established an Air Defence Identification Zone (ADIZ) over the disputed East China Sea islands claimed and controlled by Tokyo, and a rock claimed by South Korea.
I'm afraid not only Japan but the international society as a whole has a concern that China is unilaterally threatening the existing international order" with its new restrictions in the South China Sea and the creation of an air defence identification zone, Japanese defense minister Onodera said.
The Air Defence Identification Zone declared last year by Beijing and the law restricting fishing are similar because both require other parties to seek permission from China when entering areas of which China has no jurisdiction, based on the Unclos, Hernandez said.

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