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China to formally protest over Japan PM's Yasukuni visit

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China said on Thursday it would lodge a formal protest to Tokyo over Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's visit to the Yasukuni shrine.

Key foreign ministry officials as well as the Chinese ambassador to Japan would make "solemn representations" to the Japanese ambassador and Tokyo's foreign ministry, China's foreign ministry said on its website.

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http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131226/china-formally-protest-over-japan-pms-yasukuni-visit