Japan to Koizumi: "Do not visit Yasukuni Shrine"
Sunday, May 29, 2005 Posted: 12:20 PM JST
Kyodo reports today that nearly three in five Japanese responding to a Kyodo News poll are against Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi visiting Yasukuni Shrine.
Some 57.7 percent were against the visit, an increase of 16.9 percentage points from a survey conducted last December. People in favor of such a visit decreased by 16.7 points to 34.3 percent.
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