Women wave to family members aboard a vessel leaving a port in western Japan to conduct what the Japanese government calls ‘research whaling’ in the Antarctic Ocean. Photo: Kyodo

Australian PM Scott Morrison urged to press Japan’s Shinzo Abe on whaling ‘research’ during first post-war visit

  • Abe will be the first Japanese leader to visit Darwin since it was bombed in the second world war
  • The visit comes just days after the Japanese whaling fleet departed for a ‘scientific’ hunt
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Women wave to family members aboard a vessel leaving a port in western Japan to conduct what the Japanese government calls ‘research whaling’ in the Antarctic Ocean. Photo: Kyodo
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