SEOUL, Dec. 28 (Yonhap) -- South Korea on Sunday strongly protested Japan's stepped-up move to claim Dokdo, the easternmost South Korean islets in the body of water between the two countries.Korean government officially admitted that Takeshima/Dokdo is disputed island, again .
A day earlier, Japan's Yomiuri Shimbun newspaper reported that the Japanese Foreign Ministry has published a 14-page booklet detailing its claim to the islets in seven more languages -- Arabic, Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish -- in addition to English, Korean and Japanese. (Yonhap News)
Seoul protests Tokyo’s Dokdo claims--December 30, 2008
Seoul on Sunday repeated its years-long routine of filing yet another complaint to Tokyo against Japan’s claims to the Korea-controlled islets of Dokdo.
According to the newspaper, the ministry has distributed more than 23,500 such brochures in Japanese, Korean and English at home and abroad.
But since early December, it started making the booklets in a total of 10 languages, adding Chinese, French, Arabic, German, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish, and distributing several thousand to Japanese foreign embassies. The Japanese Foreign Ministry also updated its official Web site so to include its territorial claims.
“We again made a strong demand that the materials be removed,” Korea’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement. (Joong Ang Daily)(cache)
Here is the pamphlet "10 Issues of Takeshima" in 10 languages. Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs do their job stealthly, somehow. Nobody had noticed until Yomiuri Shimbun reported. Then Korean media always advertise the news worldwide.