A Shinto priest leads dozens of visiting Japanese lawmakers at the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo. Photo: AFP A Shinto priest leads dozens of visiting Japanese lawmakers at the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo. Photo: AFP
A Shinto priest leads dozens of visiting Japanese lawmakers at the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo. Photo: AFP
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Japanese lawmakers pay annual visit to controversial Yasukuni Shrine

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe refrains from even sending an offering, as he tries to improve ties with China and South Korea

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A Shinto priest leads dozens of visiting Japanese lawmakers at the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo. Photo: AFP A Shinto priest leads dozens of visiting Japanese lawmakers at the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo. Photo: AFP
A Shinto priest leads dozens of visiting Japanese lawmakers at the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo. Photo: AFP
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