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August 8th, 2011
Korea Protests US Agency’s Support for ‘Sea of Japan’

Korea has lodged an informal protest against a U.S. government-funded agency’s suggestion to use Japan’s name for the body of water between the two Asian nations in the world’s most-cited guideline for maps, diplomatic sources said Monday. The protest came after a U.S. maritime-boundary agency recently notified the International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) that it only backed the usage of “Sea of Japan” in the guideline, they said. Britain has echoed the view, they added. Read More