Seoul Protests Over Dokdo Demonstration in Tokyo

  • Arirang News

    April 13, 2012 12:03

    The Korean government on Thursday expressed deep disappointment after high-ranking Japanese officials and lawmakers attended a demonstration in Tokyo pushing Japan's dubious claim to Korea's Dokdo islets.

    Foreign Ministry spokesman Cho Byung-jae stressed that the islets in the East Sea are Korean territory and urged Japan to act responsibly to build a future-oriented relationship with Korea and to help its own future generations gain an accurate sense of history.

    The ministry also summoned a high-level official from the Japanese Embassy to protest against Wednesday's demonstration.

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