Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited Section 60 of Arlington National Cemetery

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During his visit to the United States in April 2007 to meet with President George W. Bush, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe also visited Section 60 of Arlington National Cemetery in order to pay tribute to those service members who gave their lives in the war on terror in Iraq and Afghanistan. He then laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns.

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The motorcade carrying Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrives for a wreath-laying ceremony at the graves of U.S. soldiers killed in the war in Iraq, during Abe's visit to Arlington National Cemetery near Washington April 26, 2007
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Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (R) arrives to lay a wreath at the graves of U.S. soldiers killed in the war in Iraq, during a visit to Arlington National Cemetery near Washington April 26, 2007
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Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe lays a wreath at the graves of U.S. soldiers killed in the war in Iraq, during a visit to Arlington National Cemetery near Washington April 26, 2007
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Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (R) holds his hand over his heart after laying a wreath at the graves of U.S. soldiers killed in the war in Iraq, during a visit to Arlington National Cemetery near Washington April 26, 2007
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, center, walks towards the Tomb of the Unknowns prior to laying a wreath, Thursday, April 26, 2007, at Arlington National Cemetery
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, left, walks towards the Tomb of the Unknowns prior to laying a wreath, Thursday, April 26, 2007, at Arlington National Cemetery
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, right, assisted by Staff Sergeant Stephen Kuehn, places a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns, Thursday, April 26, 2007, at Arlington National Cemetery
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