Japan PM's new picks deny neo-Nazi links

Newly-appointed Japanese Internal Affairs and Communication Minister Sanae Takaichi at a press conference at the prime minister's residence in Tokyo on September 3, 2014Minister Sanae Takaichi and party policy chief Tomomi Inada are seen in separate photographs next to Kazunari Yamada on the home page of the National Socialist Japanese Workers Party. The pictures will add fuel to claims that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is increasingly surrounding himself with people on the right of Japanese politics. Yamada’s blog postings indicate admiration for Adolf Hitler and praise for the 2001 attack on the World Trade Centre.

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