Disaster forces Japan royals to skip Prince William's wedding

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Saturday, 19 March 2011 06:34 GMT

March 19 (Reuters) - Japan's crown prince and princess will skip Britain's royal wedding next month because of the earthquake and tsunami that devastated northeast Japan last week, Kyodo news agency said.

Crown Prince Naruhito and Crown Princess Masako had planned to attend the wedding of Prince William and fianc?e Kate Middleton on April 29.

(Reporting by Shinichi Saoshiro; Editing by Mark Bendeich)

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