File picture shows an airplane belonging to China's state oceanic administration flying past, south of one of the disputed islets in the East China Sea

 
File picture shows an airplane belonging to China
An airplane belonging to China's state oceanic administration flies past about 15 km (9 miles) south of one of the disputed islets, known as the Senkaku in Japan and the Diaoyu in China, in the East China Sea, in this file photo handout provided by the 11th Regional Coast Guard Headquarters-Japan Coast Guard on ecember 13, 2012. REUTERS/11th Regional Coast Guard Headquarters-Japan Coast Guard/Handout/Files