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U.S. describes 'comfort women' as Japan's systematic enslavement of women

WASHINGTON, March 24 (Yonhap) -- The United States has called the "comfort women program" Japan's systematic enslavement of women for sexual purposes, according to a U.S. government report. The description was included in a final report to the U.S. Congress by the Nazi War Crimes and Japanese Imperial Government Records Interagency Working Group in 2007.

S. Korea demands Japan take sincere steps to realize summit

South Korea is open to a summit with Japan but demands Japan first take sincere steps on historical issues to create the right conditions for talks to produce substantial results, a spokesman for South Korean President Park Geun Hye said Monday.

S. Korea demands Japan take sincere steps to realize summit

South Korea is open to a summit with Japan but demands Japan first take sincere steps on historical issues to create the right conditions for talks to produce substantial results, a spokesman for South Korean President Park Geun Hye said Monday.

S. Korea's Park welcomes Abe's vow not to retract sex slave apology

South Korean President Park Geun Hye welcomed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's assurance that his administration will not retract Japan's 1993 apology for forcing women into sexual slavery during World War II. Seoul is "glad" about Abe's remark during Friday's session of the House of Councillors Budget Committee that "I'm not thinking about revising (the statement) under my Cabinet," she was quoted as saying by a presidential spokesman.

S. Korea's Park welcomes Abe's vow not to retract sex slave apology

South Korean President Park Geun Hye welcomed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's assurance that his administration will not retract Japan's 1993 apology for forcing women into sexual slavery during World War II. Seoul is "glad" about Abe's remark during Friday's session of the House of Councillors Budget Committee that "I'm not thinking about revising (the statement) under my Cabinet," she was quoted as saying by a presidential spokesman.

Seoul welcomes Tokyo's announcement to stand by sex slavery apology

SEOUL, March 15 (Yonhap) -- South Korean President Park Geun-hye welcomed Japan's announcement that it would stand by past historical apologies, her spokesman said Saturday, raising hopes of a turnaround in strained Seoul-Tokyo relations. "We are glad that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expressed his intention to inherit the Murayama and Kono statements," Park was quoted as saying by presidential spokesman Min Kyung-wook.

Seoul welcomes Tokyo's announcement to stand by sex slavery apology

SEOUL, March 15 (Yonhap) -- South Korean President Park Geun-hye welcomed Japan's announcement that it would stand by past historical apologies, her spokesman said Saturday, raising hopes of a turnaround in strained Seoul-Tokyo relations. "We are glad that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expressed his intention to inherit the Murayama and Kono statements," Park was quoted as saying by presidential spokesman Min Kyung-wook.

Japan says no plan to revise wartime sex-slave apology

Japan has no plan to revise a landmark 1993 apology over wartime sex slavery, the government's top spokesman said Monday, despite a controversial review of the statement which has sparked a backlash at home and abroad. The landmark apology, known as the Kono statement, acknowledged official complicity in the coercion of women from across Asia into a system of wartime brothels, an issue that draws particular resentment in neighbouring South Korea.

Japan says no plan to revise wartime sex-slave apology

Japan has no plan to revise a landmark 1993 apology over wartime sex slavery, the government's top spokesman said Monday, despite a controversial review of the statement which has sparked a backlash at home and abroad. The landmark apology, known as the Kono statement, acknowledged official complicity in the coercion of women from across Asia into a system of wartime brothels, an issue that draws particular resentment in neighbouring South Korea.

Japan says no plan to revise wartime sex-slave apology

Japan has no plan to revise a landmark 1993 apology over wartime sex slavery, the government's top spokesman said Monday, despite a controversial review of the statement which has sparked a backlash at home and abroad. The landmark apology, known as the Kono statement, acknowledged official complicity in the coercion of women from across Asia into a system of wartime brothels, an issue that draws particular resentment in neighbouring South Korea.
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