Sato Eisaku


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Sa·to

 (sä′tō), Eisaku 1901-1975.
Japanese politician who served as prime minister (1964-1972). He shared the 1974 Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts toward nuclear disarmament.
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Sato Eisaku

(ˈsɑːtəʊ eɪsaku)
n
(Biography) 1901–75, Japanese statesman: prime minister (1964–72). During his term of office Japan became a major economic power. He shared the Nobel peace prize (1974) for opposing the proliferation of nuclear weapons
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However, in a joint US-Japan communique of November 1969, Japanese prime minister Sato Eisaku stated that the security of the ROK was "essential to Japan's own security." The so-called Korea Clause was the first public acknowledgment by Japan of an inseparable security relationship between Japan and South Korea.
However, after Sato Eisaku, younger brother to Kishi, became prime minister in November 1964 and made reversion of Okinawa to Japan a cabinet priority, the problem of prior consultation reemerged as a critical issue in the US-Japan alliance.