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US Congressman: America Has Key Role to Play in 'Comfort Women' Issue

A senior U.S. lawmaker says the United States has a key role to play in resolving the systematic use of sexual slaves by the Japanese army before and during the World War II. In a telephone interview with the VOA Korean service last weekend, U.S. Representative Michael Honda (D-CA) emphasized the role Washington can play in resolving the issue of the so-called “comfort women.” “The U.S. has strong democratic and economic partnerships with both [South] Korea and Japan,” said the...

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