Japan recalls its ambassador to South Korea, insulted by this statue of a comfort woman

JAPAN recalled its ambassador to South Korea Friday to protest the placing of a statue symbolising victims of Japanese wartime sex slavery outside its consulate in the city of Busan last month. In a move likely to reignite a feud over the so-called ... ( read original story ...)

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Japan recalls South Korean ambassador over 'comfort women' statue

Japan has temporarily recalled its ambassador to South Korea over this statue commemorating Korean women forced to work as sex slaves for the Japanese in World War II. Tokyo is also suspending economic dialogue with Seoul over the issue. The statue was put ... ( read original story ...)

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Japan recalls its ambassador to South Korea over new ‘comfort women’ statue

Japan has decided to temporarily recall its ambassador to South Korea, Yasumasa Nagamine, in response to the erection of a new statue dedicated to “comfort women” in the country, the government’s top spokesman said on Friday. The statue, installed ... ( read original story ...)

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