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The Osaka Municipal Government will ask San Francisco’s city council to carefully examine a resolution that supports establishment of a statue honoring the “comfort women” who worked at wartime Japanese military brothels, officials said.

Osaka City Hall will send a letter to the assembly of its U.S. sister city expressing concerns that erecting such a statue could negatively affect the city-to-city relationship as well as diplomatic ties between Japan and the United States.

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