Japan lawmakers' group visits Yasukuni shrine for war dead

seen in China and the two Koreas as a symbol of Japan’s past militarism. Kyodo news agency said about 80 lawmakers visited the shrine. Health, Labour and Welfare Minister Yasuhisa Shiozaki sent an aide to represent him, an official at Shiozaki’s office said.
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