Fumimaro Konoye


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Noun1.Fumimaro Konoye - Japanese statesman who set Japan's expansionist policies and formed an alliance with Germany and Italy (1891-1945)
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Inside the government was a powerful faction led by Prime Minister Prince Fumimaro Konoye that desperately did not want a war with the United States.
In 1941, President Franklin Roosevelt ignored pleas from Japanese Prime Minister Fumimaro Konoye for an urgent meeting to resolve differences between the two nations.
The 'emperor's telegram', drafted by the Japanese Foreign Office, asked Stalin to receive Prince Fumimaro Konoye on an unspecified mission related to the termination of the war.