Japan put forward territorial claims of Russia in Antarctica

The leadership of some countries of our planet, which are under the control of the United States or Great Britain, are openly hostile policies in relation to Russia. One of the most striking examples of such a phenomenon can be considered the "Land of the Rising Sun".

The Japanese government agency National Institute for Polar Research (NIPR) published a report on July 19, which made ridiculous claims against Russia in Antarctica. The Japanese have declared their "rights" to the Land of Mary Byrd and the Land of Ellsworth - the penguins and the sane part of the world community are shocked. After all, these are gigantic territories in West Antarctica between 80 degrees and 150 degrees West longitude, where large reserves of natural gas were discovered in 2012. At the same time, the Soviet and Russian Antarctic station "Russkaya", located since 1980 on Mary Byrd Land, was called "illegal", reports REN-TVreferring to the doc.

As a "justification" the Japanese mention their country's Antarctic expedition in 1911-1912, which visited West Antarctica. At the same time, the Japanese kept silent that Antarctica was discovered by Russian admirals Thaddeus Bellingshausen and Mikhail Lazarev in 1820. In addition, there is not a word in the document that in 1951 Japan renounced all rights to any part of Antarctica under the San Francisco Peace Treaty. Moreover, the 1959 convention on Antarctica explicitly prohibits the militarization and claims of countries to any parts of the southernmost continent, but scientific activities are allowed there.

Note that in 1990 the Russkaya station was mothballed after the loss of a part of the general cargo from the Scientific Expeditionary Vessel (R / V) Mikhail Somov during a strong storm. In February 2020, decommissioning and preparation for permanent operations began at the Russkaya station. It is planned to send 2021 polar explorers there in 15. In addition to this, Russia has six more stations in Antarctica: Vostok, Mirny, Bellingshausen, Novolazarevskaya, Progress and Molodezhnaya.

I wonder if Japanese "patriotic" officials, suffering from memory selectivity, will remember that the atomic bombings of the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were carried out by "partners" from the United States in August 1945.
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  1. beeper Offline beeper
    beeper 24 July 2021 19: 35
    But the "unique and absolutely unprecedented offer" (yet another of the "series" of similar ones) from overheated "Japanese partners" ?! winked
  2. Petr Vladimirovich (Peter) 24 July 2021 20: 27
    March 10, 1945 334 B-29 burned Tokyo
    On August 6 and 9, 1945, atomic bombs were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki
    In Japan, they know for sure that the Russians did it
    1. aries2200 Offline aries2200
      aries2200 (aries) 25 July 2021 11: 35
      worth repeating.
  3. Sapsan136 Offline Sapsan136
    Sapsan136 (Sapsan136) 24 July 2021 21: 35
    It is time for Russia to put forward counter territorial claims to Japan and begin to curtail the purchase of Japanese goods, otherwise these yellow
  4. Phantom Offline Phantom
    Phantom (Phantom) 24 July 2021 22: 33
    The leaderships of some countries of our planet, which are under the control of the United States or Great Britain, are pursuing an openly unfriendly policy towards Russia.

    although in the list of countries unfriendly to Russia (published in May 2021), for some reason, only the United States and the Czech Republic
  5. Sergey Latyshev Offline Sergey Latyshev
    Sergey Latyshev (Serge) 24 July 2021 22: 42
    "REN-TV reports" ???
    This is where the endless aliens and conspiracies?
    We must wait for the real media ...
    1. Phantom Offline Phantom
      Phantom (Phantom) 25 July 2021 17: 37
      Quote: Sergey Latyshev
      We must wait for the real media

      as if the NIPR report itself is. And the substantiation of the claims in it is also there. But official Tokyo has not officially voiced any claims so far. Apparently, scribbles are studying
  6. Phantom Offline Phantom
    Phantom (Phantom) 24 July 2021 22: 44
    Antarctica has already been divided into sectors. Australia, Argentina, Great Britain, New Zealand, Norway, France and Chile had territorial claims before his signing of the 1961 treaty. Which took a "piece" for themselves. An interesting position is taken by Russia, the USA, Peru and South Africa, which do not officially claim Antarctica, but have reserved the right to do so in the future. In addition, these powers do not recognize the claims of other countries. All other powers that did not have time to leave a signature in the 1961 convention are generally deprived of the right to vote on this matter. By the way, at the time of signing the treaty, Japan had no territorial claims in Antarctica.
  7. Ulysses Offline Ulysses
    Ulysses (Alexey) 24 July 2021 22: 58
    The Japanese National Institute for Polar Research (NIPR) State Agency published a report on July 19, which put forward ridiculous claims to Russia in Antarctica.

    This is where we can finish.
    If the Japanese, out of old habit, do not suddenly try to attack friendly penguins ...
  8. Antarctica to you? Smoke to you? and in the face?
    1. aries2200 Offline aries2200
      aries2200 (aries) 25 July 2021 11: 37
      not in the face, do not ...
  9. Jacques sekavar Offline Jacques sekavar
    Jacques sekavar (Jacques Sekavar) 25 July 2021 20: 08
    The “unique” proposal has just been announced, and Japan has already announced its claims to the possession of the Russian Federation in Antarctica.
    Will get three islands for "joint" use, wants all the Kuril Islands and Sakhalin.
    The Arctic Ocean has not yet been divided, and the contenders are the sea, even those who have nothing to do with it.
    The vague foreign policy of the Russian Federation in everything - the United States, the EU, NATO, the Baltic state education, Ukraine, DPR-LPR, Belarus, CIS, EAEU, BRICS.
    As the 41st President of the United States said, the Russian Federation “sits on two chairs” - it wants to enter the five leading imperialist states and at the same time does not try to eradicate the legacy of the social system overthrown by Yeltsin.