SHANGHAI – China has released previously confidential Japanese wartime documents, including some about “comfort women” forced to serve in military brothels during World War II, state media reported.
The publication comes during a fraught period in Japan-China relations. Last week, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Ltd. paid about $29 million for the release of a ship seized by China over a dispute that dates back to the 1930s war between the two countries.
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