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Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Aso said Sunday he sees no problem with a political party, rather than the government itself, conducting a reinvestigation into the politically sensitive issue of wartime brothels run by the Imperial Japanese Army.

“I haven’t heard that the government is conducting an investigation,” Aso said on a Sunday morning talk show on Fuji Television. “It is not necessarily bad to conduct another round of investigations. It may be better perhaps that it is done by the party.”

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