PM Fukuda had already notified President Lee Japanese government decided to describe Takeshima in the manual for the teachers' guideline
Sankei(産経新聞) cache 2008.7.13 01:53
On 12th, it is revealed that Prime Minister Fukuda Yasuo of Japan had already told the government's policy of describing Takeshima clearly in the guidebook for teachers's guide book for manual of new junior high school social studies as "Territory of Japan", to President Lee Myung-bak during the Japan-South Korea presidential talk held at the summit in the Hokkaido Toyako on the ninth. Political sources clarified it. A expression is considered to be still under moderation.
After the conference with Chief Cabinet Secretary Machimura Nobutaka yesterday, Tokai Kisaburo(渡海紀三朗文部科学相), minister of education, culture, sports, science and technology, told the press that it is still under the process of decision(調整中) wether describing it clearly or not .
Political sources emphasize the resolution for oppsing description, the South Korea Diet adopted, made Japanese government could not avoid describing it clearly (in order to claim sovereignty either).