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Japan must not forget the lessons from the hostage crisis at the Japanese ambassador’s residence in Lima and must uphold the principle of not yielding to terrorism, according to a report released July 1 by a Tokyo-based think tank.

The Council for Public Policy, an affiliate of the National Policy Agency, said that two months after the crisis ended, it has faded in the public memory. But the public “should seriously recognize that Japan was targeted in the crisis,” the report says.

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