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South Korean Politicians Visit Disputed Islands

A GROUP of South Korean MPs has visited an isolated set of islands at the centre of a territorial dispute with Japan - prompting an immediate protest from Tokyo.

Seventeen members of the parliamentary National Defence Committee flew to the Dokdo islands (known as Takeshima in Japan) on military helicopters for a day-long visit on Tuesday, an aide to committee member Han Ki-Ho said.

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