Sasakawa fellows weigh in on symbolism of PM Abe visit to Pearl Harbor

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s historic visit to Pearl Harbor on December 27 symbolized not only the reconciliation of two countries who once were at war, but also what has become a close friendship and alliance that should be continued regardless of changes in administration, Sasakawa USA fellows said in media appearances in December.

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Transcript: Remarks by President Obama and Prime Minister Abe at Pearl Harbor

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On December 27, 2016, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe made a historic visit to Pearl Harbor alongside President Barack Obama. Following is a video and transcript of their remarks, courtesy of WhiteHouse.gov.     PRIME MINISTER ABE: (As interpreted.) President Obama, Commander Harris, ladies and gentlemen, and all American citizens: I stand here at Pearl

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