Japan holds rally over island dispute (3)

Manila Standard Today 2014.02.22 17:58
By AFP | Feb. 22, 2014 at 09:01pm TOKYO-Japan held an annual rally on Saturday marking Tokyo's claim to a set of tiny islands controlled by South Korea, further fuelling a long-standing territorial row between the neighbours. Some 500 people gathered at the event in Shimane prefecture in western Japan, including a high-ranking Japanese government official as well as local and national politicians, organisers said.
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