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Japan’s defence minister visits Yasukuni shrine after Pearl Harbor trip

Japan’s defence minister visits Yasukuni shrine after Pearl Harbor trip

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by December 30, 2016 Pacific News, Regional News

 

 

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s defence minister visited a controversial shrine to Japan’s war dead on Thursday, just after accompanying Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on a historic visit to Pearl Harbor, where Japan’s attack brought the United States into World War Two.

Television footage showed a smiling Tomomi Inada in a black jacket and skirt arriving at Tokyo’s Yasukuni Shrine, which honours Japanese who lost their lives in the country’s wars, including several leaders executed for war crimes. We’re sorry. You don't have permission to access this page. Please sign up to have full access to this page.

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