The disputed islet is known as Takeshima in Japan and Dokdo in South Korea. Photo: Xinhua
The disputed islet is known as Takeshima in Japan and Dokdo in South Korea. Photo: Xinhua
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Seoul slams Tokyo for ‘futile provocations’ as Japan renews claim on contested island

  • The uninhabited islet off the northwestern coast of Shimane is called Takeshima in Japan and Dokdo in South Korea
  • A Japanese official on Monday accused South Korea of ‘unlawful occupation’ of the island at an annual event slammed by Seoul as ‘futile provocations’

The disputed islet is known as Takeshima in Japan and Dokdo in South Korea. Photo: Xinhua
The disputed islet is known as Takeshima in Japan and Dokdo in South Korea. Photo: Xinhua
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