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N. Korea Raises ‘Comfort Women’ Issue

North Korea has urged Japan to address North Korean “comfort women” in its efforts to resolve disputes over the issue with neighboring South Korea. As many as 200,000 women, mostly from Korea and China, were forced into the Japanese Army’s brothels during World War II. Seoul and Tokyo have been at odds over how to portray the Japanese Army’s wartime atrocities since Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe took office in December, 2012. Earlier this week, the two sides agreed to accelerate...

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