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Korea expresses grave concern over Japanese lawmakers' visit to Yasukuni shrine Updated: 2020-08-15 15:25:52 KST

The South Korean government has expressed deep concern and disappointment after a group of Japanese lawmakers visited the highly controversial Yaskuni war shrine on Saturday.
The shrine honors Japan's war dead, including around a dozen CLASS-A war criminals.
Seoul's foreign ministry strongly criticized Tokyo for distorting the historical facts of Japan's war aggression and urged Japan to show humble reflection based on true historical awareness.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent an offering to the shrine, but didn't go there in person.
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