Japan teaching manual cited Dokdo as its territory satisfied Korea
Data Figure: schematic location of Dokdo
24 South Korean government officials said, if Japan in the upcoming high school instruction manual will Dokdo (Japan called “bamboo island”) as Japanese territory, South Korea and Japan will affect the two China relations.
South Korean Foreign Ministry spokesman Yong Man too (phonetic) said at a news conference the same day, if the Japanese do, “will give a negative impact on Korea-Japan relations.”
Japanese Ministry of Education is scheduled at 10:00 on the 26th high school published a guidance manual for the next 10 years of Japanese high school education curriculum. South Korea’s Yonhap News Agency, this new guide will likely Dokdo (Takeshima) as Japanese territory, or description of South Korea and Japan on the region marked the territorial dispute exists.
Dokdo (Takeshima) in the waters east of the Korean Peninsula, an area of ??0.18 square kilometers. North Korea, South Korea, Japan announced that sovereignty over the island. Actual control of the current South Korean island.
a year ago, the Japanese junior high school education in the proposed guidance manual on Dokdo (Takeshima) regarding attribution, Japan and South Korea remains controversial. South Korean Foreign Ministry later expressed strong dissatisfaction, once recalled Ambassador to Japan, South Korea Kwon Chul-hyun.
now used in Japanese high school education in the instruction manual did not Dokdo (Takeshima) as expressly vested.
too Yong Wen said the ROK hopes that Japan officially released before this guide can provide a summary to the ROK first reading.
“We now know this is not the content of the new guide,” Man is too never said that the South Korean government has repeatedly stressed to Japan, Dokdo (Takeshima) in terms of history, geography or international law point of view, are part of South Korea.
“to see the specific content of the instruction manual, we will decide what coping strategies,” Yong said the text too.