Japanese lawmakers led by a Shinto priest visit the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters

150 Japanese lawmakers visit controversial Yasukuni Shrine, straining regional tensions

A Japanese cabinet minister and some 150 lawmakers visited the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo on Tuesday, in a move that could further strain ties with China, which seized a ship owned by Japanese shipping firm on Sunday

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Japanese lawmakers led by a Shinto priest visit the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters
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