Tomiichi Murayama, former Prime Minister of Japan, speaks during a press conference at the Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan on July 29, 2015, Tokyo, Japan. Muyarama, who was Prime Minister from 1994 to 1996 gave a speech marking 50 years since the end of World War II in 1995. At that time he apologized for Japan's actions during the War and said that the country must ''eliminate self-righteous nationalism.'' Next month, current Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is set to make a statement to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of the War and to express gratitude to the international community for accepting Japan after the war. The prime minister is also expected to express remorse for Japan's actions in the upcoming statement although the exact language has not yet been released. (Photo by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO)

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Tomiichi Murayama, former Prime Minister of Japan, speaks during a press conference at the Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan on July 29, 2015, Tokyo, Japan. Muyarama, who was Prime Minister from 1994 to 1996 gave a speech marking 50 years since the end of World War II in 1995. At that time he apologized for Japan's actions during the War and said that the country must ''eliminate self-righteous nationalism.'' Next month, current Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is set to make a statement to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of the War and to express gratitude to the international community for accepting Japan after the war. The prime minister is also expected to express remorse for Japan's actions in the upcoming statement although the exact language has not yet been released. (Photo by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO)

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Date 29 Jul 2015
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