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The head of the pro-Seoul Korean Residents Union in Japan said Thursday his group favors removing the statue in Busan dedicated to women forced to work in Japan’s wartime military brothels.

“We share our earnest hope with our fellow men living in Japan that (the statue) should be removed,” O Gong Tae, the chief of the group, also known as Mindan, said in a New Year’s address in Tokyo.

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