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NEW YORK (Kyodo) Japan’s acting consul general in New York said Tuesday in a letter to the International Herald Tribune that The New York Times’ recent editorial criticizing Foreign Minister Taro Aso for his remarks on Japan’s prewar and wartime activities “lacks understanding and presents unfounded comments.”

The letter said Aso has “neither justified nor denied Japan’s past history of colonial rule or wartime aggression.”

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