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Former Prisoner of War (POW) and POW’s families from the United States Invited to Japan

September 29, 2017

1. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) will invite a former prisoner of war (POW), former POWs’ families and others, 10 people in total, to Japan from October 1 to 9.

2. This invitation program aims to promote mutual understanding between Japan and the United States in order to encourage reconciliation of minds by inviting former American POWs, their families and their caregivers to Japan.

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