Japanese ex-PM praises ‘happy life’ in Crimea


SIMFEROPOL: A controversial former Japanese prime minister on Wednesday (Thursday in Manila) praised life in Crimea as “happy” as he slammed Tokyo’s position on the seizure of the peninsula by Russia during a contentious visit.  “The Crimeans live a happy, peaceful life,” former prime minister Yukio Hatoyama told reporters in Simferopol, the regional center in Crimea. Hatoyama on Tuesday (Wednesday in Manila) arrived in Crimea on a three-day trip despite opposition from Tokyo, saying he wanted to see life on the peninsula for himself.



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