The Murayama Statement (村山談話 Murayama Danwa?), officially titled On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the war's end (戦後50周年の終戦記念日にあたっての村山首相談話 Sengo 50 Shūnen no Shūsen Kinenbi Niatatte no Murayama Shushō Danwa?), was released by then Prime Minister of Japan Tomiichi Murayama on August 15, 1995. In it, he apologized for the damage and suffering caused by Japan to its Asian neighbors.
The statement was based on a Cabinet decision, requiring unanimous approval from the Cabinet members. It is often quoted as the official position of the Government of Japan on the issue of Japan's wartime aggression in the early 20th century.
- Kono Statement
- Treaty on Basic Relations between Japan and the Republic of Korea
- Agreement between the Republic of Korea and Japan on Economic Cooperation and to Resolve Problems Related to Claims and Property jp:財産及び請求権に関する問題の解決並びに経済協力に関する日本国と大韓民国との間の協定
- Asian Women's Fund
- List of war apology statements issued by Japan
- Fusen Ketsugi
- Seiji Yoshida
- War rape
- "http://www.mofa.go.jp/j_info/japan/opinion/umezu.html Japan Has Faced Its Past"
- Press Conference on: Visit of Prime Minister Ryutaro Hashimoto to the People's Republic of China (September 6, 1997)
- Address by Minister for Foreign Affairs Yōhei Kōno During His Visit to the People's Republic of China
- (Far Eastern Economic Review, August 10, 2000)
- Letter written in response to the article "Miffed Chinese Sue Japan Companies" in New York Times on 7 August 2000
- Ministry of Foreign Affairs Press Conference 17 October 2000
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