Japan emperor turns 64, prays for speedy recovery for those affected by January earthquake

From Associated Press.

(23 Feb 2024) Emperor Naruhito made his first speech to Japan since a deadly earthquake hit the north-central region of Koto, with a message marking his 64th birthday on Friday, Feb. 23. The ceremonial ruler expressed grief for people affected by the Jan. 1 earthquake, praying for their recovery and saying he hoped to visit the region to console them. (23 Feb) (AP Video: Ayaka McGill)

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