Japan's Prime Minister Didn't Quite Apologize For WWII
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe stopped just short of issuing an official apology during his statement on the 70th anniversary of the end of WWII.By Jake Godin | August 14, 2015
On the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, Japan offered an apology — of sorts.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe gave a televised press conference for the occasion, reading from a carefully worded statement.
Carefully worded because Japan's Chinese and Korean neighbors will be scrutinizing his words very closely in the coming days. Those were the two nations hit hardest by Japan's imperial conquests during WWII.