Japan's tug-of-war over World War II statement - PostBulletin.com

February 26, 2015 10:09 AM

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In this Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015 photo, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe bites his lips during a meeting with a panel of experts at his official residence in Tokyo.

Abe convened the experts to advise him on what to say to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II on Aug. 15. A tug-of-war has emerged between those who want Abe to stick to the apologies made by past prime ministers for Japan's wartime aggression and colonial rule, and those who say suc...

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