Japan renews island dispute with Russia

Updated March 8 2022 - 7:56pm, first published 7:54pm
Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi says the Southern Kuril islands are an "integral part" of Japan.
Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi says the Southern Kuril islands are an "integral part" of Japan.

Japan's government has renewed its claims in a territorial dispute with Russia over the Pacific archipelago of the Southern Kuril Islands.

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