South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha says her country will not seek to renegotiate the two-year-old deal with Japan on “comfort women”. Photo: Kyodo South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha says her country will not seek to renegotiate the two-year-old deal with Japan on “comfort women”. Photo: Kyodo
South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha says her country will not seek to renegotiate the two-year-old deal with Japan on “comfort women”. Photo: Kyodo

South Korea says it will stick with Japan’s ‘comfort women’ deal despite anger over reparations

The issue of forced sex slavery during the second world war is a hugely emotional one that has long marred ties between the two countries

Topic |   Legacy of war in Asia
South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha says her country will not seek to renegotiate the two-year-old deal with Japan on “comfort women”. Photo: Kyodo South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha says her country will not seek to renegotiate the two-year-old deal with Japan on “comfort women”. Photo: Kyodo
South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha says her country will not seek to renegotiate the two-year-old deal with Japan on “comfort women”. Photo: Kyodo
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