Japanese PM Shinzo Abe stops short of new WWII apology

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This was the moment most foreign and Japanese media had been waiting for. The content of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s statement, for the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.

CCTV’s Terrence Terashima filed the story.

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe stops short of new WWII apology

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe stops short of new WWII apology

This was the moment most foreign and Japanese media had been waiting for. The content of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's statement, for the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II. CCTV's Terrence Terashima filed the story.

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    • Experts here say there never been a statement that has been, speculated and debated so much before its release in the past.¬†Primary interest was whether Abe would include a word of apology for Japanese army’s actions during the war. inheriting the so called the Murayama Statement.

Tang Jianqun on Japanese PM’s WW II speech
For more on Prime Minister Abe’s statement, CCTV’s Mike Walter spoke to Teng Jianqun. Director of American Studies Department at China Institute of International Studies and Director for the Center of Arms Control, China Institute of International Studies.

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Tang Jianqun on Japanese PM\'s WW II speech

Tang Jianqun on Japanese PM\'s WW II speech

For more on Prime Minister Abe's statement, CCTV's Mike Walter spoke to Teng Jianqun. Director of American Studies Department at China Institute of International Studies and Director for the Center of Arms Control, China Institute of International Studies.