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Takeshima is Japanese territory (Asahi Shimbun)

Ministry of Foreign Affairs Protest to South Korea
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs invited Ambassador Yu of the South Korean delegation in Japan to the Ministry on the morning of the 25th, and issued the following protest on the Takeshima territorial dispute by hand-delivered Note Verbale. This was in response to a protest received from the South Korean side after a patrol boat of the Maritime Safety Agency approached Takeshima on the 18th last.
In historical fact, legal fact and the terms of the Peace Treaty, Takeshima is clearly part of Japan's territory. We have already issued strong protests about the occupation by officers of the Republic of Korea, but it is our right under international law to make occasional patrols of the Japanese territory of Takeshima and to take the necessary measures, and the Republic of Korea has no justifiable grounds for protest in this connection.

Document title Takeshima is Japanese territory (Asahi Shimbun)
Date created (Western calendar) September 25, 1959
Date created (Japanese era) September 25, Showa 34
Author(s) / Editor(s)
Publisher Asahi Shimbunsha
Name of publication Asahi Shimbun, Evening Edition (reduced-size edition)
Content An article reporting that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs had responded to a protest from South Korea over the fact that a patrol boat of the Japan Coast Guard (then called the Maritime Safety Agency) had approached Takeshima, by handing its own written protest to the South Korean delegation in Japan.
Language Japanese
Public access Open
Repository Shimane Prefectural Library (Japanese Only)New Window
Medium Paper
Copies 1 page
Reference No. T1959092500102
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