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North Korea’s official media on Monday criticized Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s recent visit to Yasukuni Shrine, calling it “tantamount to a declaration of war against the peoples in Asia and the rest of the world.”

“Yasukuni Shrine, which enshrines Class-A war criminals, is symbolic of Japan’s militarism that had brought great calamities to Asia,” the official Korean Central News Agency said in a commentary.

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