April 1, 2015 – “Draft diplomatic bluebook notes Japan’s ‘deep remorse’ over WWII, determination to protect territorial sovereignty” (Japan Times)

“Japan has continued its path as a pacifist nation for 70 years since the end of World War II based on its “deep remorse” over the war, according to a draft of the annual foreign policy report for this year…. The move to include the expression “deep remorse” aims to give an impression that the administration of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is facing history squarely, political pundits say.”