A wooden plaque showing the name of Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is seen with a ‘masakaki’ tree that he sent to Yasukuni Shrine. Photo: Reuters

Japan PM Shinzo Abe sends sacred tree to Yasukuni war shrine to avoid upsetting China and South Korea

The contentious shrine honours millions of the country’s dead soldiers, including senior military and political figures who were convicted of war crimes

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A wooden plaque showing the name of Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is seen with a ‘masakaki’ tree that he sent to Yasukuni Shrine. Photo: Reuters
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