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VJ Day: Japan marks 75 years since end of WWII – BBC News

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People offered prayers and a minute’s silence was held at the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo
Japan’s Emperor Naruhito has expressed “deep remorse” over his country’s actions during World War Two, on the 75th anniversary of its surrender.
“I earnestly hope that the ravages of war will never again be repeated,” he said at a ceremony on Saturday.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe promised to “never repeat the tragedy”.
The PM marked the occasion by sending an offe…

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