Proposal to the Government of the Republic of Korea to Institute Proceedings before the International Court of Justice by a Special Agreement
August 21, 2012
- On August 21, the Government of Japan proposed to the Government of the Republic of Korea to institute proceedings before the International Court of Justice by a special agreement between the two countries and proposed about conciliation based on the “Exchange of notes constituting an agreement between Japan and the Republic of Korea concerning the settlement of disputes” on the dispute over the sovereignty of Takeshima to settle it in a calm, fair and peaceful way based on international law.
- A note verbale concerning the proposal was delivered by the Embassy of Japan in the Republic of Korea to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of the Republic of Korea in the afternoon on August 21.
- (*The foregoing is a provisional translation. The date indicated above denotes the date of issue of the original press release in Japanese.)