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[Title] Agreed Minutes to the Agreement between Japan and the Republic of Korea Concerning the Establishment of Boundary in the Northern Part of the Continental Shelf Adjacent to the two Countries

[Place] Seoul
[Date] January 30, 1974
[Source] United Nations Treaty Collection
[Full text]

The representatives of the Government of Japan and the Government of the Republic of Korea wish to record the following understanding which has been reached during the negotiations for the Agreement between Japan and the Republic of Korea concerning the establishment of boundary in the northern part of the continental shelf adjacent to the two countries signed today (hereinafter referred to as "the Agreement"):

1. The geographical coordinates as specified in paragraph 1 of article I are based on Japan Maritime Safety Agency Charts No. 302 of November 1958, 5th Print, and No. 1200 of July 1958, 2nd Print.

2. Upon the request of either Government, the two Governments shall hold consultations regarding questions which may arise in connection with exploration and exploitation of mineral resources in the area which is the subject of the Agreement, including questions relating to fisheries.

Seoul, January 30, 1974

For the Government of Japan:


For the Government of the Republic of Korea: