Tokyo: Previous Japanese PM Shinzo Abe states he’s toured a shrine viewed by China & both Koreas as a symbol of wartime aggression.
Abe’s check Sat., that he declared in a tweet, comes days after his own resignation. It’s his own 1st check in nearly 7 yrs..
Abe stated on Twitter that he toured the Yasukuni Shrine & recorded to the souls of the war passed that he’d resigned as prime minister.
The shrine is debatable with Japan’s neighbours because it honours convicted war criminals amongst the millions of different Japanese who passed away in Globe War II.
The check going to likely be harshly criticized in both South Korea & China