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Japan's Education Minister Hakubun Shimomura speaks during a news conference in Tokyo in this photo taken by Kyodo January 28, 2014. REUTERS/Kyodo

Japan's Education Minister Hakubun Shimomura speaks during a news conference in Tokyo in this photo taken by Kyodo January 28, 2014. REUTERS/Kyodo

Japan's Education Minister Hakubun Shimomura speaks during a news conference in Tokyo in this photo taken by Kyodo January 28, 2014. REUTERS/Kyodo
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A set of remote islands called Dokdo in Korean and Takeshima in Japanese is seen in this picture taken from a helicopter carrying South Korean President Lee Myung-bak (not pictured), east of Seoul in this August 10, 2012 file photo. REUTERS/The Blue House/Handout

A set of remote islands called Dokdo in Korean and Takeshima in Japanese is seen in this picture taken from a helicopter carrying South Korean President Lee Myung-bak (not pictured), east of Seoul in this August 10, 2012 file photo. REUTERS/The Blue...more

A set of remote islands called Dokdo in Korean and Takeshima in Japanese is seen in this picture taken from a helicopter carrying South Korean President Lee Myung-bak (not pictured), east of Seoul in this August 10, 2012 file photo. REUTERS/The Blue House/Handout
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