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August 23, 2013 9:31 am

Israeli Official Apologizes for Japan Comments

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An IDF aid delegation to Japan takes a quick break to entertain the local children, residents of Minamisanriku, who experienced deep losses from the 2011 tsunami and earthquake. Photo: Wiki Commons.

The Guardian –Israel has been forced to issue a formal apology to Japan over offensive comments posted on Facebook by its head of online public diplomacy.

The apology followed a complaint by the Japanese ambassador to Israel, Hideo Sato, after senior government official Daniel Seaman disparaged commemorations for the victims of the 1945 atomic bombs, causing a wave of protests in Japan.

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  • Besides Japans aggression and the raping of Korean and Chinese women and girls, actually all women in areas they conquered.The brutal treatment of all POWs.They now have the nerve to complain about Seaman’s comments that are true.

  • rbockman

    All Dani Seaman said, in reality, is that Japan’s militarism set the groundwork for the bombings. Remember, even after the first bomb was dropped the Japanese refused to surrender. Yes, Dani has it right.