U.S. President Barack Obama (L) carries a wreath as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe looks on, in front of a cenotaph at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima, Japan May 27, 2016. REUTERS/Toru Hanai/File Photo
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Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will honor war dead but won't apologize when he becomes the first Japanese leader to visit Pearl Harbor this month, a top government spokesman said Tuesday.Carter, who is meeting with Abe later in the day, welcomed the Japanese leader's visit to Hawaii.In Hiroshima, Obama and Abe went to an atomic bomb memorial that honors some 140,000 people who died in the bombing or later from radiation exposure – a visit that sparked speculation that Abe might go to Pearl Harbor in return.Abe's visit to Pearl Harbor also comes as Japan prepares to build a new relationship with Donald Trump, who will take over from Obama next month.
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