Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday sent a ritual offering to the notorious war-linked Yasukuni Shrine on the occasion of the country's annual autumn festival.
Shinzō Abe (安倍 晋三, Abe Shinzō, IPA: [abe ɕiɴzoː]; born 21 September 1954) is the Prime Minister of Japan, re-elected to the position in December 2012. Abe is also the President of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) and chairman of the Oyagaku propulsion parliamentary group.
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September 29, 2017
TOKYO, Sept. 28, 2017 - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (R) shakes hands with Chinese Ambassador to Japan Cheng Yonghua at a ceremony marking China's upcoming National Day in Tokyo, Japan, Sept. 28, 2017.
September 28, 2017
TOKYO, Sept. 28, 2017 - Lawmakers leave after Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe dissolved the House of Representatives in Tokyo, Japan, Sept. 28, 2017. Shinzo Abe on Thursday dissolved the more powerful lower chamber of Japan's bicameral parliament and called a general election.
September 25, 2017
TOKYO, Sept. 25, 2017 - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attends a press conference in Tokyo, Japan, on Sept. 25, 2017. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced officially at a press conference on Monday that he will dissolve the House of Representatives when it convenes Thursday to pave way for a general election.
September 22, 2017
New York: South Korean President Moon Jae-in (L), U.S. President Donald Trump (4th from R, back row) and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (R), as well as officials from the three countries hold a trilateral luncheon meeting in New York on Sept. 21, 2017, on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly. The three leaders vowed to exert maximum pressure and sanctions on North Korea to force it back to the dialogue table.
September 21, 2017
UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 21, 2017 - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (Front) addresses the 72nd session of United Nations General Assembly on the second day of the general debate at the UN headquarters in New York, on Sept. 20, 2017.