Tokyo war shrine priest to quit for criticizing emperor

This handout picture taken on October 9, 2018 and provided by the Imperial Household Agency shows Japan's Emperor Akihito (L) shaking hands with Vietnam's Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc during a tea party for leaders attending the 10th Mekong-Japan Summit, at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo. "AFP PHOTO / IMPERIAL HOUSEHOLD AGENCY"

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on October 12, 2018, on page 11.




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