• Kyodo

  • SHARE

Ichiro Ozawa, secretary general of the ruling Democratic Party of Japan, said Saturday that Japan must apologize for an “unfortunate period” in its relations with South Korea, referring to Tokyo’s colonial rule of the Korean Peninsula from 1910 to 1945.

“There was an unfortunate period in modern history and it is a historical fact that Japan and the Japanese people must apologize for,” Ozawa, who is in South Korea, said in a speech on bilateral ties at Kookmin University in Seoul.

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.

SUBSCRIBE NOW

PHOTO GALLERY (CLICK TO ENLARGE)