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Urgent: China urges for sincere apology after Abe's statement

Xinhua, August 15, 2015 Adjust font size:

BEIJING, Aug. 14 (Xinhua) - China on Friday responded to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's statement marking the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II by asking Japan to make sincere apologies for its aggression past.

"Japan should make a clear explanation for the character and responsibility of its war of aggression, make sincere apologies to its Asian neighbors, and break with the history of militarism instead of glossing over," said Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying.

Vice Foreign Minister Zhang Yesui also presented China's solemn stance to Japanese Ambassador to China Kitera Masato. Endi