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Japanese PM Apologizes for Country's Wartime Past

Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi expresses "deep remorse" for Japan's World War II invasion of its neighbors.

The apology is an effort to mend Sino-Japanese relations after a series of anti-Japan protests in China over a Japanese textbook that critics say downplays Japanese atrocities.

Koizumi also wants a meeting with China, which Beijing is considering.

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