Kim Bok-dong (L), a former ‘comfort woman’, approaches a statue of her. Photo: EPA

Japan recalls its ambassador to South Korea over new ‘comfort women’ statue

Tokyo says the new statue in Busan is “extremely problematic considering the agreement between Japan and South Korea” in December 2015 aimed at fully settling the issue of wartime sexual slavery

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Kim Bok-dong (L), a former ‘comfort woman’, approaches a statue of her. Photo: EPA
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