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Japanese minister visits controversial war shrine

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A Japanese cabinet minister visited a controversial war shrine in Tokyo on Friday, an AFP reporter witnessed.

Yoshitaka Shindo, minister for internal affairs and communications, paid homage at the Yasukuni shrine, which China and South Korea see as a symbol of Japan's militant past.

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