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Bad Faith? Under New President, South Korea Sends Vessel to Japan’s Takeshima

Chief Cabinet Secretary Hirokazu Matsuno reported this week that a South Korean government research vessel had recently been conducting unauthorized maritime survey activity in Japan’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ) adjacent to the Takeshima islands. The move has called into question Seoul’s professed desire for improved bilateral relations with Tokyo. 

Speaking to reporters on Monday, May 30, Matsuno criticized the South Korean research activity as “totally unacceptable.” 

Nonetheless, the 8th Regional Headquarters of the Japan Coast Guard confirmed that the South Korean ship appeared to be dragging a research cable through the waters inside Japan’s EEZ again that same day, May 30. 

South Korea illegally occupies the Takeshima islands, which are part of Okinoshima, Shimane Prefecture. The development appears to have cooled hopes for a quick improvement in relations with the new South Korean…

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