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South Korean President Moon Jae-in said in an interview published Tuesday that Japan must “take legal responsibility for its actions” and “make an official apology” in order to resolve a controversy over a deal to tackle the lingering issue of “comfort women.”

Moon’s remarks in an interview with The Washington Post were his strongest to date regarding a 2015 agreement struck by his predecessor on the women who were forced to provide sex at Japanese military brothels before and during World War II.

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