JAPAN/FRANCE/USA/UK/CHINA- Japan, France, US, UK make hypocritical naval moves against China (Zhang Junshe, Global Times)

The guided-missile frigate Yulin (Hull 569) attached to a destroyer flotilla with the navy under the PLA Southern Theater Command fires its rocket-propelled depth charges at mock hostile submarine during a maritime training exercise in waters of the South China Sea in late March, 2020. The guided-missile frigates Xuchang (536) and Yulin (Hull 569) jointly execute maritime tasks on subjects including formation maneuver, live-fire operation, anti-submarine warfare (ASW) operation, joint salvage, etc.File photo:China Military

Japan, France, and the US will hold joint military drills on land and sea for the first time in May 2021, Japan’s Sankei newspaper reported on Sunday.