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Several takes on Yasukuni visits

Martin Fackler and Justin McCurry write for the New York Times and the Guardian, respectively, on the fallout of Yasukuni Shrine visits (or non-visit in PM Abe's case).

For a third time this year, Japan's prime minister, Shinzo Abe, refused supporters' calls to visit a controversial Tokyo war shrine on Thursday, sending a ceremonial offering instead in what was apparently an effort to avoid angering Asian neighbors, including China.                Read the article


China has summoned Japan's ambassador in Beijing to protest against Friday's visit to a controversial war srhine by more than 150 Japanese politicians, including a cabinet minister.     Read the article


Last modified on Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Published in: Dispatches

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