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Abe's Yasukuni Shrine visit whips up storm

China, S Korea riled; even America shows disappointment
Friday, December 27, 2013 - 06:00

JAPANESE Prime Minister Shinzo Abe yesterday made a visit to the Yasukuni Shrine that honours the nation's war dead - triggering strong and immediate protests from China and South Korea and prompting even the United States embassy in Tokyo to express "disappointment". Mr Abe, in turn, insisted

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