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Japan Internal Affairs Minister Follows Abe in Visit to War Shrine

A Japanese cabinet member visited Yasukuni Shrine Wednesday, pouring salt on a fresh wound after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's pilgrimage there last week drew sharp criticism from China and South Korea. The shrine is seen by critics as a symbol of Tokyo's wartime aggression.   Internal Affairs Minister Yoshitaka Shindo said he thought his visit to the shrine was unlikely to become a diplomatic issue, Kyodo news agency reported.   Beijing and Seoul have repeatedly...

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