Three Japanese lawmakers to visit disputed island

11:13, August 01, 2011      

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Japanese lawmaker from the opposition Liberal Democratic Party Yoshitaka Shindo speaks to reporters before flying to South Korea's Gimpo airport from Haneda airport in Tokyo August 1, 2011. Three Japanese lawmakers departed for South Korea on Monday to visit Ulleung Island, located about 87 km (54 miles) from the disputed islands known as Dokdo in South Korea, or Takeshima in Japan. Japan and South Korea have a long-simmering feud over the islands, which are about equidistant from both countries. (Xinhua/Reuters Photo)

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