Japan ex-leaders known for WWII apologies want Abe to repeat

(From AP)

Two former political leaders who made key apologies over Japan’s World War II atrocities said Tuesday that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe should not water down their words when he marks the 70th anniversary of the war’s end.

Japanese leaders’ war anniversary statements have always been closely watched, and this year’s is getting extra attention because it marks the 70th anniversary and because Abe is considered a revisionist. Read more

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