Japanese emperor expresses 'deep remorse' for WWII

Japanese emperor expresses 'deep remorse' for WWII

Akihito made his last appearance as ruling monarch at an annual ceremony marking Japan's surrender in World War II.

84-year-old emperor will abdicate the year that wellREUTERS / Toru Hanai / 15.8.2018Emperor Akihito, who made his last appearance as ruling monarch at an annual ceremony marking Japan's surrender in World War II, expressed "deep remorse" over the conflict, and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe vowed never to repeat the horrors of war. .On the morning of Wednesday, Abe sent an offer to the controversial Tokyo Yasukuni Shrine dedicated to the war dead, but did not visit him, an apparent consideration for ties with South Korea and China.See tooTrack R7 portal international newsTwo thousand are evacuated in Poland due to WWII bombsEmperor's Memories Explain Japan's Entry into WWIIPrevious visits by leaders of Japan to Yasukuni have angered Beijing and Seoul because the shrine honors 14 wartime Japanese leaders convicted by an Allied tribunal as war criminals and dead from the conflict.Japan's relationship with ChinaChinese relations with Japan have long been haunted by what Beijing se...


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