In his own letter to a local Khmer-language newspaper, Japan’s ambassador to Cambodia on Tuesday fired back at an earlier missive from the Chinese ambassador rebuking Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for his visit to a controversial shrine for his country’s war dead last month. In a lengthy letter that ran in several local Khmer- and Chinese-language newspapers last week, Chinese Ambassador Bu Jianguo called Mr. Abe’s visit to the Yasukuni Shrine “a flagrant provocation to the peace-loving people of the entire world” and accused him of “destroying regional stability and peace.” Official visits to the shrine by
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