Germany's Merkel Reminds Japan to Face Wartime Past
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, speaking in Tokyo ahead of the 70th anniversary of Japan's defeat in World War II, reminded the country on Monday of the need to squarely confront its wartime past.
Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel and Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe walk in the gardens of the Nezu Museum in Tokyo, March 9, 2015.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and delegates look at a computerized model of the earth "Geo-Cosmos" while visiting Miraikan (National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation) in Tokyo, March 9, 2015.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel talks with Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (2nd right) during their meeting at Abe's official residence in Tokyo, March 9, 2015.
Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel shakes hands with Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the end of their joint news conference, in Tokyo, March 9, 2015.