THE ASAHI SHIMBUN
August 15, 2019 at 16:35 JST
A member of South Korea's National Assembly, third from left on the front row, and other participants stage a 1,400th protest rally near a statue symbolizing “comfort women” in the vicinity of the Japanese Embassy in Seoul on Aug. 14 (Hajimu Takeda)
SEOUL--As South Korea marked memorial day for "comfort women" on Aug. 14, President Moon Jae-in made a point of not taking Japan to task over the issue that has severely strained bilateral ties. [Read More]
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