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A Shinto priest (R) leads Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (C) as he visits the controversial Yasukuni war shrine in Tokyo on December 26, 2013, in a move Beijing condemned as 'absolutely unacceptable'. Abe described his visit, which is certain to roil already-troubled ties in East Asia, as a pledge against war and said it was not aimed at hurting feelings in China or South Korea. AFP PHOTO/Toru YAMANAKA (Photo credit should read TORU YAMANAKA/AFP/Getty Images)
A Shinto priest (R) leads Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (C) as he visits the controversial Yasukuni war shrine in Tokyo on December 26, 2013, in a move Beijing condemned as 'absolutely unacceptable'. Abe described his visit, which is certain to roil already-troubled ties in East Asia, as a pledge against war and said it was not aimed at hurting feelings in China or South Korea. AFP PHOTO/Toru YAMANAKA (Photo credit should read TORU YAMANAKA/AFP/Getty Images)

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China condemns Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for visiting a controversial World War Two Shrine. CNN's Karl Penhaul reports.

Japan's PM visits controversial shrine

China condemns Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for visiting a controversial World War Two Shrine. CNN's Karl Penhaul reports.