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House of Representatives Speaker Yohei Kono on Sunday laid flowers at a U.S. memorial cemetery in Honolulu where victims of Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 are among those commemorated.

The first visit by a Lower House speaker to the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific was realized after U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi visited a monument in Hiroshima dedicated to the victims of the 1945 U.S. atomic bombing.

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