Monday, 24 March 2014 - 09:40
Japanese PM visits Anne Frank House after vandalism
Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe, visited the Anne Frank House on Sunday, after hundreds of books about Anne Frank were destroyed in Tokyo last month. The PM visited the museum to express regret over the actions of vandals last month, in which hundreds of books related to Anne Frank were vandalized. Abe paid a visit to the house where Anne Frank and her family hid, before attending the Nuclear Security Summit in The Hague on Monday and Tuesday. According to government officials, Abe wants to show Japan's commitment to peace, based on a firm understanding of history, Fox News reports. Police say they have been able to arrest one man related to the case.