Prime Minister Ryutaro Hashimoto said August 4 that when he visits China in early September, he intends to visit a war museum in Shenyang that contains detailed exhibits portraying Japan’s wartime atrocities and acts of genocide.

“I’m going there because I have never been there. And they have a war museum there,” Hashimoto told reporters. Shenyang and Dalian, which is also on Hashimoto’s itinerary, are in northeastern China. Hashimoto is expected to visit the two cities during his Sept. 4-7 tour of China after meeting President Jiang Zemin in Beijing

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