A cross-party group of more than 100 lawmakers on Friday visited Yasukuni Shrine, a Shinto shrine in Tokyo regarded as a symbol of Japan’s past militarism by the country’s neighbors, for its spring festival.
Hidehisa Otsuji of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party and head of the group said at a news conference that they “prayed for world peace that is on the precipice” amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
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