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[VIDEO NEWS] Japan provokes South Korea yet again

Jan 24,2019
1) “On Jan. 23, a Japanese patrol aircraft flew 60 to 70 meters (197 to 230 feet) above the South Korean ship Dae Jo Yeong at 2:03 p.m. near Socotra Rock when it was fully aware of the vessel’s presence. This is a clear act of provocation.” - Seo Wook, Operation General Manager of Joint Chiefs of Staff

2) “We’ve been lenient toward Japan’s past provocations. Japan flew one of its aircrafts at low altitudes above a South Korean vessel on Dec. 20 and our reaction was restrained. However, Japan repeated the provocation on Jan. 18 and 22.”

3) “Our government has requested that the Japanese government be cautious about such matters and prevent additional incidents. Yet today shows an act of provocation toward an ally country and puts Japan’s intentions under question: as such, we strongly condemn Japan for it.”

4) “If this kind of incident happens again, our military will cope with it according to the code of conduct set by military rules.”

Video sourced from JoongAng Ilbo
Video produced by Wang Jun-yeol
Translated by Chung Yu-soo
Edited by Liam Reilly





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