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'Comfort Women' Agreement Hailed as Breakthrough for Seoul, Tokyo

U.S. experts say the agreement struck between South Korea and Japan on World War II "comfort women" is a significant step forward in improving relations between the neighboring countries. After 12 rounds of negotiations that lasted 20 months, the two sides reached the deal this week to settle longtime disputes over Japan’s sexual enslavement of Korean women during the war. The agreement is viewed as a major breakthrough in efforts by both governments in Seoul and Tokyo to...

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