• Kyodo


South Korean President Lee Myung Bak indirectly urged Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda on Sunday to address the issue of compensation for women forced into sexual slavery by the Imperial Japanese Army during the war.

Lee directly asked Noda to address the issue of the women, known as “comfort women” in Japan, during a December meeting in Kyoto.

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