Masahiko Shibayama, an aide to Abe, made the donation on his behalf.
"Upon direction from (LDP) President Abe, I offered my condolences to the ancestors who sacrificed their lives in the war and reaffirmed my commitment to eternal peace", the aide told reporters.
After a precedent set in 1993 by then-leader Morihiro Hosokawa, memorial addresses by subsequent Japanese prime ministers included mentions of the "immense damage and suffering" Japan caused to people in other Asian countries and expressions of "deep remorse and mourning".
Ex-Defense Minister Tomomi Inada visited separately from the group.
In a so-called two-plus-two meeting of the foreign and defense ministers of Japan and the United States in Washington scheduled for Thursday, they intend to discuss in detail - based on the telephone talks - how the Self-Defense Forces and the US military forces will deal with the North Korean issue.
TOKYO-Amid a welter of conflicting views over North Korea, there is one reliable standby.
The conversation between the two leaders took place following North Korea intimating it could fire missiles into waters off Guam in the western pacific.
Abe apparently wanted to avoid triggering criticism from China and South Korea at a time when he needs their cooperation to deal with the North Korean missile crisis. But receives significant criticism for also enshrining senior military and political figures who have been convicted of war crimes by an global tribunal.
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But perhaps the answer that baffled Wenger the most was when the German defender said his favourite pet animal was a guinea pig. The £52 million signing became the first Arsenal player to score on his Premier League debut since Thomas Vermaelen in 2009.
On North Korea's recent string of missile launches and heated rhetoric, Otsuji said he was reminded anew that "war must be avoided at any cost".
Charlottesville, Va- A Virginia State Police helicopter crashed earlier today, 7 miles outside of Charlottesville, Viriginia. Trooper Bates had served on an elite team assigned to protecting Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe and his family.
Would China fight for N Korea? " China's forced technology transfer is highly institutionalised", the official said. The official spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss the order before Trump's formal announcement.
He asserted that feedback such as that provided by Consumer Reports "pushes us to obsess more about our customers". It also provides greater insight into why Microsoft believes the Consumer Reports recommendations are incorrect.
The storm should to strengthen over the next 48 hours and could become a hurricane by Wednesday, forecasters said. Early Monday, it was located parallel to North Florida, about 475 miles west, southwest of Bermuda.
Bowmer, who could not be reached by The Post, is looking to take legal action, though no suit has been filed yet, the paper said. Newly-released video shows the moment a vehicle plummeted from the seventh floor of a parking garage and landed upside down.
Pompeo declined to say how long it will be before North Korea could carry out such a nuclear attack on the United States mainland. He said the U.S. has a "pretty good idea" of North Korea's intentions, but he declined to provide specifics.
The pound was quoted at USD1.3002 at the London equities close Wednesday, compared to USD1.2965 at the same time on Tuesday . Crude oil futures are slipping USD0.10 to USD48.49 a barrel after tumbling USD0.97 to USD48.59 a barrel on Thursday.
Pompeo has every right to express his opinion that the Trump administration is making "real progress" on North Korea . He said the USA has a "pretty good idea" of North Korea's intentions, but he declined to provide specifics.
The footage shows the huge explosion in Ryhope, Sunderland , as pieces of the house are sent flying through the air. Supt Steve Hartley, from Northumbria Police, said: "Thankfully she was OK and taken to a local hospital".
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Lenarduzzi was managing the Vancouver 86ers of the Canadian Soccer League when the USA was awarded the 1994 tournament in 1988. Next month, a shortlist of cities that will be part of the bid will be announced, before the bid is submitted in March, 2018.
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Trump received sharp criticism, even from members of his own party, for failing to directly condemn white supremacists. Seibert says Merkel also regrets the death of a counter-protester and sent her sympathies to those injured.
Bryce Harper Out Indefinitely, Suffers No Knee Damage
From Rotoworld: Stratton allowed three runs - two earned - over five innings Saturday in a no-decision versus the Diamondbacks. When Harper left the stadium, he was walking on his own power in the Nationals' clubhouse around 1:45 a.m.
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Hopefully, now I can start to repay them with good performances and goals as we all strive to take the club to the next level. I think Everton will win this game. "We brought some players in but we would like to bring some more in".