"The territorial disputes over the northern territories and Takeshima continue unresolved."Takeshima is the Japanese name for Liancourt Rocks (Dokdo). The document also included a map that showed "Takeshima" (竹島) as Japanese territory.
The spokesperson for Korea's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said the following:
"We strongly protest and demand that corrective measures be taken immediately."The Japanese ambassador to Korea responded as follows:
The MBC News report said that in spite of the waves caused by Japan's military white paper, the Korean government has decided to deal with the issue in a calm manner to prevent Japan from making "Dokdo" into an area of international dispute.
"We think this issue should be treated as a difference [of opinion] between our two countries, and that we should move forward developing cooperative and friendly ties."
In the meantime, the Korea Times has written the following article: "S. Korea Mulls Cutting Military Ties With Japan."