Japan’s Abe Emphasizes Reconciliation at World War II Memorial

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe stands after placing a wreath at the National World War II Memorial April 29, 2015, in Washington, DC.

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited Washington’s World World II Memorial, a stop meant to emphasize the reconciliation that allowed two former enemies to become close partners in world affairs.

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