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Abe Stands by 1993 Apology

In the New York Times, Martin Fackler reports on PM Shinzo Abe's statement

Moving to defuse a heated diplomatic dispute over World War II-era history, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Friday that his government would not revise a landmark 1993 apology to women forced to work in Japanese military brothels. It was the first time since taking office more than a year ago that Mr. Abe has explicitly stated that his right-wing administration would uphold the official apology, known as the Kono Statement.  Read the article

Last modified on Saturday, March 15, 2014

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