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Three members of Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga's Cabinet on Sunday visited Yasukuni Shrine, seen by some as a symbol of Japan's past militarism, as the country marked the 76th anniversary of the end of World War II while Suga sent an offering.

Environment Minister Shinjiro Koizumi, education minister Koichi Hagiuda and World Expo minister Shinji Inoue separately went to the Shinto shrine in central Tokyo, which honors convicted war criminals along with millions of war dead.

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