• Kyodo


A resolution pending in the U.S. Congress that seeks an apology from Japan for its sexual exploitation of foreign women during the war will probably be put to a vote in May, its author said Thursday.

Rep. Michael Honda, a California Democrat of Japanese descent, told reporters in the Capitol, “I would like to wait until after (Japan’s) prime minister comes (to Washington) . . . to respect him and to offer him the opportunity to state his case to us.”

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