Japan’s ‘Wolf Warrior’ ambassador flags departure

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“Ambassador’s statement at the EBR (Emperor’s Birthday Reception) was just referring to the fact that a Japanese Ambassador’s posting is usually 2-3 years, and that this 3rd EBR during his tenure could well be his last,” the statement said. An Embassy official said earlier on Sunday they did not know when he would be leaving. Mr Yamagami’s strident style and outspoken comments have been raising eyebrows for months in Japan, where political leaders and the country’s diplomats are usually notoriously reserved in their public commentary. “He is unique. Internally, we call him our Wolf Warrior,” one Japanese government official told...