• Kyodo


Former Prime Minister Yoshiro Mori will visit Taiwan on Sunday to mourn the death of its former President Lee Teng-hui last week, a ruling party lawmaker said Friday.

Mori will make a day trip to the island aboard a chartered aircraft to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, said Keiji Furuya, who heads a cross-party group of lawmakers seeking to strengthen Japan-Taiwan relations and will accompany the former prime minister.

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