Dokdo


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Dokdo

A subdivision of the kori, the currency of Kutch while it was part of British India. A dokdo was worth 1/24 of one kori. Its plural was dokda.
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The Dean Rusk letter used to support the grounds of the San Francisco Peace Treaty is also null under legal principles as the document was based on limited information given by Japan after it incorporated Dokdo in 1905.
Most objective historians agree that Japan annexed Dokdo amid the Russo-Japanese war in 1905 as a preliminary step to colonize the entire Korean Peninsula, invade China and later Southeast Asia.
There is only one reason why he wants to come to Ulleung Island near Dokdo.
Previously, the biannual drill near the South Korean-controlled islets, which are known as Dokdo to South Koreans and as Takeshima to Japanese, was held for four days.
The Japanese government must immediately stop making such unjustifiable claims to Dokdo, which is clearly an integral part of the ROK territory historically, geographically and under international law, and demonstrate attitude as a responsible country that humbly and squarely faces history.
We strongly protest Japan's central government for maintaining its unjustified claim to Dokdo by sending a high-ranking official again to the so-called Dokdo Day held by Shimane Prefecture," the South Korean foreign ministry said, according to (http://english.
Today, it (the Japanese government) repeated its history- regressive action by presenting to the Cabinet, the Diplomatic Blue Paper, including an unjustifiable claim over Dokdo and the victims of wartime sex slavery," the South Korean Foreign Ministry said.
78) A Korean government advertisement captures the reality of the situation: "[T]o the Korean people Dokdo is not merely [a] tiny island off the eastern sea.
Kim, accompanied by about 10 other lawmakers and aides, arrived on the disputed islets, known to South Koreans as Dokdo and to Japanese as Takeshima, by helicopter from a city on the east coast around 2:30 p.
Relations between the two countries have deteriorated due to the dispute over a group of islets in the Sea of Japan, which Tokyo calls Takeshima and Seoul calls Dokdo, and the issue of South Korean women forced into sexual slavery by the Japanese army during World War II.
The Korea Association of Travel Agents (KATA), a group of 15,000 members, recently sent a letter to the government, which read, 'We are trying our best to meet the government's goal to reach the 16 million mark in foreign tourists to South Korea, but as the Japan-South Korea relationship started to deteriorate with President Lee Myung-bak's visit to Dokdo last August, we have suffered serious financial problems (with the continuous drop in Japanese tourists).
Seoul, April 5 (Xinhua-ANI): South Korea lodged a strong protest on Friday against Japan's renewed territorial claim over Dokdo islets, known as Takeshima in Japan, lying halfway between Seoul and Tokyo.