Liberal Democratic Party members of the Miyagi prefectural assembly during an inspection of the construction site for an undersea tunnel in Karatsu, Saga Prefecture, in 2017. Photo: Facebook
Liberal Democratic Party members of the Miyagi prefectural assembly during an inspection of the construction site for an undersea tunnel in Karatsu, Saga Prefecture, in 2017. Photo: Facebook
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Japan-South Korea undersea tunnel project hits dead end over Unification Church ties

  • Project to link northern Kyushu with South Korea via 235km tunnel was the brainchild of Unification Church founder Moon Sun-myung
  • Japanese politicians distance themselves from project after church’s controversial donation drives came to light following killing of former leader Shinzo Abe

Liberal Democratic Party members of the Miyagi prefectural assembly during an inspection of the construction site for an undersea tunnel in Karatsu, Saga Prefecture, in 2017. Photo: Facebook
Liberal Democratic Party members of the Miyagi prefectural assembly during an inspection of the construction site for an undersea tunnel in Karatsu, Saga Prefecture, in 2017. Photo: Facebook
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