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Prime minister’s wife visits Pearl Harbor

  • August 23, 2016
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei, Tokyo Shimbun
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0823MAMost papers reported that Japanese First Lady Akie Abe disclosed on her Facebook account yesterday that she offered flowers and prayers at the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor. She reportedly visited Hawaii to take part in an international conference on the marine environment. Chief Cabinet Secretary Suga declined to comment on the matter on Monday because Mrs. Abe visited Hawaii in her personal capacity, adding that there is no plan for PM Abe to travel to Hawaii.

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