• Kyodo


Twelve junior high school students from Fukushima Prefecture took part in a special tour of the prime minister’s office and residence in Tokyo on Saturday, with Shinzo Abe making a surprise appearance.

The students, from Minamisoma, were visiting at the invitation of the prime minister’s office and a nonprofit organization supporting children in the coastal city, which was devastated by the quake and tsunami of March 2011.

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