• Kyodo


Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Friday he will deliver a statement on the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II this summer that will show the future direction of Japan.

Speaking to Japanese reporters in Los Angeles, the fourth and last destination on his weeklong tour of the United States, Abe reiterated that his statement will be based on the positions taken by his predecessors, which he has not elaborated on.

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