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Seoul slams Tokyo for ‘futile provocations’ as Japan renews claim on contested island

Japan on Monday renewed its claim on a contested island in the Sea of Japan held by South Korea at an annual event, escalating tensions between the neighbours whose ties were already strained over Seoul’s demands for compensation for Japanese actions in World War II.Monday is the anniversary of the day Japan placed the island under the jurisdiction of the western Japanese prefecture of Shimane in 1905. Japan has held the annual “Takeshima Day” ceremony since 2006 in a bid to step up its claim…


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