South Korea risks ties by disbanding ‘comfort women’ fund: Japan PM

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe addresses sailors during a ship tour of the Japan Coast Guard vessel PLH08 Echigo at Fort Hill Wharf in Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia, Saturday, November 17, 2018. Michael Franchi/Pool via REUTERS

TOKYO/SEOUL (Reuters) – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday warned South Korea it risked damaging ties by disbanding a fund meant to settle compensation for South Korean women forced to work in Japanese military brothels during World War Two. “If international pledges are broken then forging ties between countries becomes impossible and as a […]

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