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Beijing to survey disputed islands to ‘map territory’

AFP, BEIJING

Last month, Beijing also submitted to the UN information on the outer limits of its continental shelf in a bid to bolster its claim to the islands.

China also has disputes with several Southeast Asian countries over islands and reefs in the South China Sea, while Japan has a dispute with South Korea over small islets in waters about halfway between their countries.

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