Haruka Nishimoto

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Shimane locals ambivalent on disputed islets

Feb 21, 2014

Shimane locals ambivalent on disputed islets

Shimane Prefecture residents and historical researchers have expressed mixed feelings ahead of Takeshima Day, designated by local ordinance in 2005 and set to be marked Saturday under considerable scrutiny because of its link to a territorial row with South Korea. They are concerned their ...