The USS Nimitz (CVN-68) arrived at the Japanese port of Sasebo during the G-7 conference in Hiroshima.
The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group includes the USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG-108), USS Bunker Hill (CG-52), USS Chung-Hoon (DDG-93), USS Decatur (DDG-73), and USS Paul Hamilton (DDG-60).
The remaining ships of the Carrier Strike Group were operating in the Philippine Sea, while the USS Paul Hamilton transited the Strait of Hormuz.
UK and Japan signed the 'Hiroshima Accord' to enhance collaboration in economy, security, and technology, with the UK deploying its Royal Navy Carrier Strike Group to the Indo-Pacific in 2025.
The UK's Carrier Strike Group will work alongside the Japanese Self Defense Forces and regional partners to maintain peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific.
The Hiroshima Accord emphasizes a free and open international order, sovereignty, and territorial integrity, expressing concerns about the East China Sea and the South China Sea.
PLA Navy ships circled Japan, while the UK announced the deployment of its Carrier Strike Group and enhanced defense cooperation with Japan.
The UK and Japan will collaborate in defense cooperation, including joint exercises and consultation on regional and global security issues.