29 Jul '11, 8am

S. Korea lodges protest with Japan in islands row

S. Korea lodges protest with Japan in islands row

South Korean protestors shout slogans during a rally against a planned visit of four lawmakers of Japan's opposition Liberal Democratic Party, in front of the Japanese embassy in Seoul on July 29, 2011. -- PHOTO: AFP SEOUL - SOUTH Korea summoned the Japanese ambassador on Friday to protest over a planned visit by his country's lawmakers to a location near islands claimed by both countries, an official said on Friday. Deputy Foreign Minister Kim Jae-Shin told envoy Masatoshi Muto that authorities would turn the four lawmakers back when they arrive at Seoul's Gimpo airport, Yonhap news agency quoted a foreign ministry official as saying. 'Such a visit will be of no help to bilateral relations and we want them to restrain themselves,' the unnamed official reportedly said. 'Their move seriously damages bilateral relations and hurts (South Korean) people's sentiment and greatly...

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