President Obama, Japanese Prime Minister Abe Visit Holy Site After Awkward Encounter

It was a stark contrast to the icy reception Obama received Wednesday.

The president and prime minister strolled through the Ise-Jingu Shrine before meeting with other G7 leaders. The world leaders used shovels to plant trees on the grounds of the holy site.

It was a stark contrast to the icy reception Obama received when he landed in Japan Wednesday.

Abe publicly lectured the president over the slaying of a 20-year-old Japanese woman in Okinawa, allegedly at the hands of a former U.S. Marine.

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