Japan PM Abe makes third offering to war shrine but again stays away




 
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Japan PM Abe makes third offering to war shrine but again stays away
 
October 17th, 2013  
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Japan PM Abe makes third offering to war shrine but again stays away
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has made his third ritual offering to the controversial Yasukuni Shrine for war dead, but again he did not visit in person to avoid angering Asian victims of Japan's war-time aggression. Visits by Japanese leaders to the shrine in central Tokyo have outraged China and South Korea, which suffered under Japanese occupation and colonization in the 20th century, because war-time leaders convicted as war criminals by an Allied tribunal are honored there along with Japan's war dead. ...




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