South Korea's President Moon Jae-in and his wife Kim Jung-sook wave national flags during a ceremony marking the 99th Independence Movement Day against the 1910-1945 Japanese colonial rule in Seoul. Photo: AFP

South Korean president isn’t forgiving Japan for forcing women into sexual slavery, despite 2015 deal to settle war issue

The controversy of the so-called comfort women – those forced into sexual slavery for Japanese troops during the second world war – has marred relations between the neighbours for decades

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South Korea's President Moon Jae-in and his wife Kim Jung-sook wave national flags during a ceremony marking the 99th Independence Movement Day against the 1910-1945 Japanese colonial rule in Seoul. Photo: AFP
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