After scores of revisions, the Education Ministry on Tuesday authorized a junior high school history textbook that has been roundly criticized by Asian countries charging that it glossed over Japan’s wartime history.
The authors of the textbook revised 137 sections of its draft in line with ministerial instructions in order to secure official approval.
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