November 24, 2020
General News

Shinzo Abe Visits Tokyo War Shrine Linked to Militarist Past – The Wall Street Journal

TOKYOFormer Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Saturday visited a Tokyo shrine linked to Japans militarist past, waiting only three days after his departure from office to resume a longstanding practice that had angered Asian neighbors.
Mr. Abe visited the Yasukuni Shrine on Dec. 26, 2013, a year after taking office, prompting a rare rift with the U.S. At the time, the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo said it was disappointed that Mr. Abe had taken an action that will exacerbate tensions with Japans ne…

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