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Japan-China island dispute deepens
Japanese survey team visits disputed islands in East China Sea, prompting Chinese criticism.
Last Modified: 02 Sep 2012 18:10

A Japanese survey team has visited a group of disputed islands in the East China Sea.

The governor of Tokyo has a plan to buy some of the privately held islands and then hand them over to the Japanese government in order to strengthen that country's territorial claim.

The Chinese government, however, says the islands belongs to China.

Al Jazeera's Dominic Kane reports.

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