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Japan Balks at Calls for New Apology to South Korea Over ‘Comfort Women’

On matters of history, Japan and South Korea can never seem to agree to disagree.

Three days after South Korea said it would not roll back a 2015 accordover women forced into sexual slavery for the Japanese military during World War II, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan rejected on Friday “additional measures” sought by Seoul.

The issue even threatened to jeopardize his attendance at the Winter Olympics’ opening ceremony next month.

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