Abe upholds Japan’s past remorse over WWII, but no fresh apology

TOKYO — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe upheld Japan’s past apologies over its wartime actions as “unshakable” in a statement issued Aug. 14 to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, but stopped short of offering a fresh apology of his own. “The most important message to be conveyed by the statement […]