Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda indicated Tuesday he has no plans to visit Yasukuni Shrine on Aug. 15, the anniversary of Japan’s surrender in World War II.
But one of the 17 members of his new Cabinet, Justice Minister Okiharu Yasuoka, has clearly said he will go.
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