South Korean supporters hold portraits of former "comfort women", vowing to step up protests against a deal between Seoul and Tokyo on resolving a long-running row over the comfort women. Photo: AFP

Japan’s deal on ‘comfort women’ stills lacks one crucial element – a heartfelt apology to all Asians

Pact with South Korea is a step in the right direction but to truly mend fences Tokyo has still to convince neighbours it is sincerely sorry for war atrocities

Topic |   Legacy of war in Asia

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South Korean supporters hold portraits of former "comfort women", vowing to step up protests against a deal between Seoul and Tokyo on resolving a long-running row over the comfort women. Photo: AFP
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