Japan's military flag, the Rising Sun Flag, flutters on the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force tank landing ship JS Kunisaki anchored in Yokosuka near Tokyo. Photo: AP

Japan pulls out of South Korea naval drills over demands it remove ‘rising sun’ military flag

More than a dozen countries will take part in the five-day event and Seoul asks they display only their national flags and the flag of the host country

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Japan's military flag, the Rising Sun Flag, flutters on the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force tank landing ship JS Kunisaki anchored in Yokosuka near Tokyo. Photo: AP
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