South Korean visitors tour the Dokdo Islets. Photo: EPA-EFE

South Korean lawmakers visit disputed islands as tensions with Japan mount

  • Six Korean lawmakers flew to the islands, known as Dokdo in Korea and Takeshima in Japan, to protest against curbs imposed by Tokyo
  • The Japanese foreign ministry called the visit unacceptable and reiterated that the islands are ‘an inherent territory of Japan’
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South Korean visitors tour the Dokdo Islets. Photo: EPA-EFE
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