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Text of report in English by Japan's largest news agency Kyodo
Sasebo, Japan, Nov. 30 Kyodo - China's Defence Minister Liang Guanglie, in a rare step Monday by a Chinese dignitary, visited a Japanese Maritime Self-Defence Force destroyer equipped with the Aegis combat system in Sasebo, Nagasaki Prefecture.
Liang boarded the MSDF Aegis destroyer Chokai at the US naval base in Sasebo following a welcome ceremony by the MSDF. He was accompanied by US military officials and the scope of his visit was limited as much information about the ship is secret, including the air defence system developed by the United States, according to the MSDF.
The MSDF had …