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The government will set up a new website to promote its claims over disputed islands in nearby waters, a Cabinet minister announced Friday, risking a fresh backlash from China and South Korea.

Tokyo has already sent out such information through the existing website of the Foreign Ministry, stating its position on sovereignty over the Beijing-claimed but Japan-held Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea and the Takeshima Islands in the Sea of Japan, which Seoul controls.

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