Aug. 25, 2016

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(Update 2) Japan, S. Korea Vow to Implement Comfort Women Accord Steadily

Tokyo, Aug. 24 (Jiji Press)--Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida and his South Korean counterpart, Yun Byung-se, on Wednesday agreed that the two countries will steadily implement an agreement reached in December to resolve their dispute over former Korean comfort women.

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