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Anger over Japanese mayor's sex-slave remarks

South Korean women demonstrate outside the Japanese embassy after controversial comments made by a Japanese official. The mayor of Osaka sparked outrage by saying that comfort women - women forced into sexual slavery in brothels run by the Japanese army - were 'necessary'. He caused further anger by adding that he believed there was no evidence that Japan's military forced women into prostitution. This eighty-six-year-old is a former sex slave, and she's angry by the comments. (SOUNDBITE) (Korean) 86-YEAR-OLD SOUTH KOREAN FORMER COMFORT WOMAN: "How could they speak like that even though they have parents and children? I want to rip his muzzle apart so that he can't make a reckless remark ever again" Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday distanced his government from the comments. He said his administration held a "different position" adding that he felt "sadness and regret" for the suffering of comfort women. Historians estimate

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