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Japan Pays Funds for UNESCO After Halt Over Nanjing Row With China

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Japan has paid its annual contribution for UNESCO after withholding the funds over the U.N. heritage body's decision to include documents on the 1937 Nanjing Massacre, its foreign minister said on Thursday, citing UNESCO reforms as the reason for the change of heart. The bitter legacy of Japan's military aggression before and during World War II still haunts ties between Japan and China more than 70 years after the end of the conflict. UNESCO last year had included a dossier on...

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