Japan emperor, empress to attend Queen's funeral, not PM Kishida - Kyodo

FILE PHOTO: Japan's Emperor Naruhito attends 75th founding anniversary of the Japan War-Bereaved Family Association in Tokyo

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's emperor and empress will attend Queen Elizabeth's funeral instead of Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, Kyodo news reported, citing multiple government sources.

Britain has extended invitations to two representatives per country, Kyodo said.

(Reporting by Chang-Ran Kim; Editing by Chris Reese)