April 3, 2015 – “Ex-Prime Minister Murayama to attend China’s WWII anniversary ceremony” (Japan Times)

“Former Prime Minister Tomiichi Murayama said Friday he is planning to attend a ceremony China will hold in September to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II. “If I receive a formal invitation, I intend to go,” Murayama, who was prime minister from June 1994 to January 1996, said in a telephone interview.”