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Aug 15, 2015

China slams Abe's WWII statement, calls it 'evasive'

China has criticized Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s statement on World War II as “evasive.” “The wars of aggression launched by Japanese militarism inflicted untold sufferings on the people of China and other victim countries in Asia,” Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said in a ...

Aug 15, 2015

U.S. welcomes Abe statement; papers critical

The White House welcomed Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s statement Friday expressing remorse over the country’s wartime actions, but influential U.S. news outlets criticized Abe for failing to apologize in his own words. “We welcome Prime Minister Abe’s expression of deep remorse for the suffering ...