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Former Taiwan President Lee Teng-hui will visit Japan in early May and deliver speeches at events in and around Tokyo, sources close to Lee said Wednesday.

Making his first trip to Japan since 2009, the 90-year-old former leader will attend a reunion on May 9 in Zama, Kanagawa Prefecture, for former teenage engineers from Taiwan who worked at an Imperial Japanese Navy factory there during World War II, they said.

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