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Japan-S Korea Deal Could Help Efforts to Counter Pyongyang

A landmark agreement between Japan and South Korea over so-called “comfort women” could pave the way for enhanced cooperation on regional threats such as North Korea’s nuclear program, a senior State Department official said. On Monday, Japan and South Korea announced a settlement over the longstanding dispute involving Japan’s responsibility for Korean woman forced to work as prostitutes for the Japanese military during World War Two.   The agreement includes over $8 million in...

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