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Japan Recalls Ambassador Over South Korea Statue

Japan said Friday it was recalling its ambassador to South Korea over a statue commemorating Korean women forced to work in Japanese military brothels during World War II and that the statue violated an agreement to resolve the issue. The two nations agreed in 2015 that the issue of “comfort women,” which has long plagued ties between the two Asian neighbors, would be “finally and irreversibly resolved” if all conditions of the accord, which included a Japanese apology and a fund to help...

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