Boats gather in Kobe from all over Japan ahead of G20 meeting

KOBE (The Japan News/ANN) - Dozens of vessels gather from all over Japan at the Port of Kobe in Kobe on Thursday to guard Osaka Bay.

Dozens of vessels gather from all over Japan at the Port of Kobe in Kobe on Thursday to guard Osaka Bay during the Group of 20 summit being held on June 28-29. About 60 vessels of the Japan Coast Guard will cover the area around Intex Osaka, which is the main venue for the summit in Suminoe Ward, Osaka. The vessels include the 1,500-ton Buko, which has onboard a special guard unit able to deal with a terrorist attack or riot.

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