History tops agenda at Kono's meeting with Li

Apr 15, 2015

History tops agenda at Kono's meeting with Li

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang met with former Chief Cabinet Secretary Yohei Kono on Tuesday and praised him for the “courage and sense of responsibility” he showed as a politician in addressing history when he was in the government in 1993. The praise was an ...

Mar 10, 2014

Kono statement will not be changed, Suga says

The Abe administration will not revise the 1993 Kono statement, in which Japan admitted to forcing women to work at military brothels during the war, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said Monday. But he repeated that the government will conduct additional research to examine ...