• Kyodo


A co-leader of South Korea’s second-largest opposition party on Friday called for nullifying a landmark deal struck between Japan and South Korea last year on the issue of “comfort women” forced into wartime Japanese military brothels.

Chun Jung-bae of the People’s Party, which almost doubled its parliamentary strength in the April 13 national election, made the assertion in a meeting with Japanese Ambassador Koro Bessho, Yonhap news agency reported.

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