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Japan Protests South Korea’s ‘Comfort Women’ Remarks

South Korean President Moon Jae-in described Japan’s wartime use of “comfort women” as “crimes against humanity” Thursday in some of his strongest comments yet, sparking an immediate protest from his key ally in containing North Korea. Moon said during a speech marking a national holiday commemorating Korean resistance to Japanese occupation, his first since taking office last year, that Japan was in no position to declare the emotionally charged issue settled. “As the perpetrator, the...

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