LIANCOURT SURVEY: ANOTHER FLASHPOINT IN THE JAPAN SEA
[...] (SBU) SUMMARY: Observers in western Japan are making an unfortunate public linkage between the ROKG maritime survey in the disputed EEZ of the Liancourt Rocks and the DPRK's missile launches of July 5, local time. Whether or not the DPRK deliberately timed the launches to coincide with the ROK [...]
|2006-07-07 06:38:00||Consulate Osaka Kobe||UNCLASSIFIED//FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY||EWWT PBST PHSA PREL KS JA|
LIANCOURT ROCKS: ROK SHOULD "PAY A COST"
[...] (S) Summary: On July 3, the DCM delivered reftel A points to MOFA Asian Affairs DG Sasae, urging restraint and emphasizing that our common agenda on North Korea should not be side-tracked by the Liancourt Rocks dispute. DG Sasae said FM Aso would try this evening to call ROK FM Ban, but su [...]
|2006-07-03 09:43:00||Embassy Tokyo||SECRET||EWWT PBST PHSA PREL KS JA|