Japanese PM unlikely to visit Yasukuni shrine on August 15: media

TOKYO (Reuters) – Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is unlikely to visit Tokyo’s Yasukuni Shrine, seen in much of Asia as a symbol of Japan’s past militarism, on the emotive August 15 anniversary of Japan’s defeat in World War Two to avoid upsetting China and South Korea, Japanese media reported on Thursday.

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