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S. Korea criticizes Japanese leaders for offerings at controversial Yasukuni Shrine Updated: 2021-04-21 16:22:55 KST

The South Korean government has expressed "deep disappointment and regret" over the latest offerings and visits made by Japanese leaders to the controversial Yasukuni Shrine.
That shrine honors Japan's war dead, including more than a dozen Class A war criminals.
Seoul's foreign ministry on Wednesday once again urged Japanese politicians to face history and to demonstrate, through action, their sincere reflection on the past so that Seoul and Tokyo can build a future-oriented relationship.
Former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe went to the shrine in person on Wednesday, and current Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga sent a ritual tree offering.
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