Japan PM Shinzo Abe stays away from Yasukuni war shrine, offers tree instead
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a ritual offering Sunday to Yasukuni Shrine, regarded as a symbol of Japan’s past militarism by its Asian neighbours.The offering for war dead was made on the occasion of a three-day Spring Festival through Tuesday at the Shinto shrine in Tokyo.But Abe, who has a strong conservative support base, will leave for an overseas trip on Monday and he has no plans to visit the shrine during the festival amid improving Japan-China ties that have been frayed over…... If you wish to read this full breaking news headline, plus more articles from around Thailand and Asia like, Japan PM Shinzo Abe stays away from Yasukuni war shrine, offers tree instead, simply click on 'Read full story' below, but 1st please give us a 'LIKE' or 'SHARE' before you leave. Thank you
Published By: SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST - Sunday, 21 April
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