A Japanese soldier trains during a joint military drill with French and US forces. Photo: Reuters A Japanese soldier trains during a joint military drill with French and US forces. Photo: Reuters
A Japanese soldier trains during a joint military drill with French and US forces. Photo: Reuters
Japan

Japanese PM Suga vows to ‘never again repeat the devastation of war’ but cabinet members visit Yasukuni Shrine

  • ‘Since the end of the war, Japan has consistently walked the path of a country that values peace,’ Suga said in a speech marking the anniversary of the end of World War II
  • However, visits to the controversial Yasukuni Shrine by members of Suga’s cabinet as well as former prime minister Shinzo Abe on Sunday were likely to anger China and both Koreas

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A Japanese soldier trains during a joint military drill with French and US forces. Photo: Reuters A Japanese soldier trains during a joint military drill with French and US forces. Photo: Reuters
A Japanese soldier trains during a joint military drill with French and US forces. Photo: Reuters
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