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William SakovichApr. 21, 2012 - 04:43PM JST
There is of course no need for "negotiators", as the islands have never been Chinese. They were inconspicuous rocks in the middle of the sea until seabed resource deposits were discovered nearby (to answer the question of what they were used for). The Chinese recognized them as Japanese for decades before that 1970 discovery, and the historical documents exist to prove it --- including Chinese maps.
More interesting is what Ishihara said during that speech that the English-language media didn't report.
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Alejandro S. Arashi
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I've had these functionality for more than a year now using Dropcam
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To be honest, while we are on the subject of puppets, almost ANYONE would be better…
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Lmao, popster. Your so-called "collapse" of the US is only the result of letting people lead…
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I hope the suspect gets a fair trial.
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Oct. 25, 2014 - 12:52AM JST
Welcome to the twentieth century.
It is the twenty-first century in my calendar.
Japan is a…
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