Japan PM sends ritual offering to Yasukuni shrine for war dead

August 15, 2014 1:17 AM

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Japan PM sends ritual offering to Yasukuni shrine for war dead

Celebrating Independence Day

TOKYO (Reuters) - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent an offering to a shrine for war dead on Friday, the anniversary of Japan's World War Two defeat, but did not make a personal visit to the shrine seen in China and South Korea as a symbol of Tokyo's wartime militarism.

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