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2007 AUGUST 22 - AUGUST 28
"There is a basic contradiction in the fact that Mr. Abe remains as the prime minister. The cabinet lineup also remains unchanged in the sense that only rightists and hawks who are advocating constitutional revision are assembled and appointed to key posts," Ichida said.
Prime Minister Abe planned to use diplomacy as a lever to make up for his party's setback in the recent election, but the undeniable fact is that his Asia tour ended up displaying more contradictions between him and other Asian peoples.
National Assembly Foreign Affairs Committee Chair Kim stressed the need to have the cultural asset that was registered as UNESCO's Memory of the World return to Korea. Ogata said that he strongly believed in the historical significance of the return of the documentary heritage.
- Doubt remains over chief cabinet secretary's record of office expenses - Akahata editorial
- Abe's Asia tour causes discord - Akahata editorial
- Halt environmental assessment for new U.S. base construction in Okinawa - Akahata editorial
- Take without delay drastic measures to deal with global warming - Akahata editorial
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