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 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.
Rhee Byoung-chan, director of the Japan team of the Korea Tourism Organisation, said, 'The decline is greater than usual and the decline is lasting longer because we have constant tension with Japan after President's Lee's visit to Dokdo, followed by his demand for an apology from the Japanese Emperor.
Our government strongly protests against the Japanese government's endorsement of the Diplomatic Blue Paper that contains its unjust sovereignty claim over Dokdo that is our inseparable territory," Cho Tai-young, spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said in a statement.
4 million) for projects aimed at strengthening our sovereignty over Dokdo," a South Korean ministry spokesman told AFP.
Tokyo's groundless and unjustified claims about Dokdo (Takeshima) constitute the violation of our sovereignty, and we sternly urge Tokyo to instantly stop such acts," Foreign Ministry spokesman Cho Tai-young said in Seoul.
SOUTH Korean President Lee Myung- Bak's surprise visit to Dokdo, known as Takeshima in Japan, over which Japan also claims sovereignty, has deteriorated diplomatic relations between Tokyo and Seoul.
Seoul, Shawwal 3, 1433, Aug 21, 2012, SPA -- South Korean Foreign Minister Kim Sung-hwan dismissed a proposal by Japan on Tuesday to jointly refer the issue of Dokdo to the International Court of Justice (ICJ), saying the proposal is "not worth consideration.
Dokdo (Takeshima to the Japanese) is a group of small islands and reefs in the East Sea (Sea of Japan to the Japanese) that is claimed by both Korea and Japan.
The move could heighten tensions over the islands, called Dokdo in Korean and Takeshima in Japanese, which lie about halfway between the two countries' mainlands.