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Analysis: Ministry of Defense to Send Military Ships to the Liancourt Rocks.
- 3:34 PM TOKYO TIME
TOKYO METROPOLIS — With the recent provocation of Seoul, due to the islands Liancourt Rocks. Prime Minister Koizumi announced a few minutes ago that an Executive Order has been signed that will instruct the Minister of Defense to send military ships to the islands. Shortly afterwards, the Minister of Defense called a Press Conference and said, "Korea is considered an ally of ours and they took advantage of the fact that Japan is a pacifist nation and touched the wound that exists between our nations. THIS IS SAD."
"Korea should have thought before provoking the Empire of Japan.” — The Minister of Defense was really willing to protect Japanese territory.
- That said, the Ministry of Defense has posted on its website that it will send x 2 Kongō-class guided missile destroyers, x 2 Atago-class guided missile destroyers, x 1 Izumo-class Carrier and x 2 Haruna-class destroyer.
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