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SEOUL (Kyodo) A group of women in South Korea forced to serve as sex slaves for Japanese soldiers during the war delivered a letter to the Japanese Embassy on Wednesday demanding an official apology and redress from Tokyo.

Delivery of the letter, which bears the signatures of 87 surviving “comfort women,” was timed to coincide with a visit to Seoul by Foreign Minister Katsuya Okada, who was scheduled to arrive late Wednesday.

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