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Japan concerned over Japanese flags on air force planes

By Matthew Strong
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As Taiwan marked the 70th anniversary of the victory over Japan Tuesday, Tokyo expressed concern over Japanese flags painted on Taiwanese...full story
updated 2015-06-30 02:19 PM
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Japan concerned over Japanese flags on air force planes
By Matthew Strong
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As Taiwan marked the 70th anniversary of the victory over Japan Tuesday, Tokyo expressed concern over Japanese flags painted on Taiwanese....Fullstory

2015-06-30 02:19 PM

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Central News Agency

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