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Japan Threatens to End UNESCO Funding Over Nanjing Massacre Files

Japan is threatening to cut funding for the United Nations' cultural body after it agreed to include documents related to the 1937 massacre carried out by Japanese colonial forces in the Chinese city of Nanjing. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said Monday the decision by UNESCO to accept the documents from Beijing for its Memory of the World register was "problematic," considering Tokyo and Beijing have conflicting views of on the matter. Suga said Japan was...

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