torsdag 30. april 2015

Abe embraces U.S. alliance, voices ‘repentance’ over the war

In a historic speech before Congress, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe celebrated the evolution of ties with the U.S. since his nation’s defeat in World War II, voiced “deep repentance” for Japan’s role in the war, declared Tokyo’s emergence as a global security player in the face of China’s rising power in Asia and urged lawmakers to seal a groundbreaking Asia-Pacific trade deal. Read more