Japan marks WWII’s end, Kishida doesn’t mention aggression


              Japan’s Prime Minister Fumio Kishida visits the Chidorigafuchi National Cemetery in Tokyo, Monday, Aug. 15, 2022. Kishida later spoke at a ceremony at the Budokan arena and renewed Japan's no-war pledge as his country marked the 77th anniversary of its World War II defeat, but did not mention Japanese wartime aggression. (Kyodo News via AP)
            
              Visitors observe a minute of silence for paying respects to the war dead at Yasukuni Shrine Monday, Aug. 15, 2022, in Tokyo. Japan marked the 77th anniversary of its World War II defeat Monday. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
            
              Visitors in old Japanese Imperial army uniforms enter Yasukuni Shrine, which honors Japan's war dead Monday, Aug. 15, 2022, in Tokyo. Japan marked the 77th anniversary of its World War II defeat Monday. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
            
              People queue to pay respects to the war dead at Yasukuni Shrine Monday, Aug. 15, 2022, in Tokyo. Japan marked the 77th anniversary of its World War II defeat Monday. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
            
              People queue to pay respects to the war dead at Yasukuni Shrine Monday, Aug. 15, 2022, in Tokyo. Japan marked the 77th anniversary of its World War II defeat Monday. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
            
              People queue to pay respects to the war dead at Yasukuni Shrine Monday, Aug. 15, 2022, in Tokyo. Japan marked the 77th anniversary of its World War II defeat Monday. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
            
              People queue to pay respects to the war dead at Yasukuni Shrine Monday, Aug. 15, 2022, in Tokyo. Japan marked the 77th anniversary of its World War II defeat Monday. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
            
              Japan's Economic Security Minister Sanae Takaichi meets the media after visiting Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo, Monday, Aug. 15, 2022. The shrine is seen as a symbol of Japanese militarism because it honors convicted war criminals among about 2.5 million war dead. (Kyodo News via AP)
            
              Japan's Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako bow as they attend a memorial service marking the 77th anniversary of Japan's World War II defeat, at the Nippon Budokan hall in Tokyo, Monday, Aug. 15, 2022. (Yuichi Yamazaki/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida attends a memorial service marking the 77th anniversary of Japan's World War II defeat, at the Nippon Budokan hall in Tokyo, Monday, Aug. 15, 2022. (Yuichi Yamazaki/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida lays a flower during a memorial service marking the 77th anniversary of Japan's World War II defeat, at the Nippon Budokan hall in Tokyo, Monday, Aug. 15, 2022. (Yuichi Yamazaki/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida speaks during a memorial service marking the 77th anniversary of Japan's World War II defeat, at the Nippon Budokan hall in Tokyo, Monday, Aug. 15, 2022. (Yuichi Yamazaki/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Japan's Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako attend a memorial service marking the 77th anniversary of Japan's World War II defeat, at the Nippon Budokan hall in Tokyo, Monday, Aug. 15, 2022. (Yuichi Yamazaki/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, from left, bows to Japan's Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako during a memorial service marking the 77th anniversary of Japan's World War II defeat, at the Nippon Budokan hall in Tokyo, Monday, Aug. 15, 2022. (Yuichi Yamazaki/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Visitors observe a minute of silence for paying respects to the war dead at Yasukuni Shrine Monday, Aug. 15, 2022, in Tokyo. Japan marked the 77th anniversary of its World War II defeat Monday. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
            
              Japan's Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako, back left, attend a memorial service marking the 77th anniversary of Japan's World War II defeat, at the Nippon Budokan hall in Tokyo, Monday, Aug. 15, 2022. (Yuichi Yamazaki/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Japan's Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako bow as they attend a memorial service marking the 77th anniversary of Japan's World War II defeat, at the Nippon Budokan hall in Tokyo, Monday, Aug. 15, 2022. (Yuichi Yamazaki/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Visitors carry Japanese flags and a rising sun flag at Yasukuni Shrine Monday, Aug. 15, 2022, in Tokyo. Japan marked the 77th anniversary of its World War II defeat Monday. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
            
              People pay respects to the war dead at Yasukuni Shrine Monday, Aug. 15, 2022, in Tokyo. Japan marked the 77th anniversary of its World War II defeat Monday. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
            
              Visitors observe a minute of silence for paying respects to the war dead at Yasukuni Shrine Monday, Aug. 15, 2022, in Tokyo. Japan marked the 77th anniversary of its World War II defeat Monday. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
            
              People pay respects to the war dead at Yasukuni Shrine Monday, Aug. 15, 2022, in Tokyo. Japan marked the 77th anniversary of its World War II defeat Monday. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
            
              People hold Japanese flags as they walk in Yasukuni Shrine Monday, Aug. 15, 2022, in Tokyo. Japan marked the 77th anniversary of its World War II defeat Monday. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
            
              Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, from left, bows as Japan's Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako attend a memorial service marking the 77th anniversary of Japan's World War II defeat, at the Nippon Budokan hall in Tokyo, Monday, Aug. 15, 2022. (Yuichi Yamazaki/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida speaks during a memorial service marking the 77th anniversary of Japan's World War II defeat, at the Nippon Budokan hall in Tokyo, Monday, Aug. 15, 2022. (Yuichi Yamazaki/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Japan's Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako bow as they attend a memorial service marking the 77th anniversary of Japan's World War II defeat, at the Nippon Budokan hall in Tokyo, Monday, Aug. 15, 2022. (Yuichi Yamazaki/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Visitors in old Japanese Imperial army uniforms enter Yasukuni Shrine, which honors Japan's war dead, Monday, Aug. 15, 2022, in Tokyo. Japan marked the 77th anniversary of its World War II defeat Monday. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
Japan marks WWII’s end, Kishida doesn’t mention aggression