• Kyodo, staff report

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South Korea on Saturday marked the 30th anniversary of the day the first South Korean woman publicly spoke out about her experiences as a “comfort woman” during World War II as it commemorated those who suffered under Japan’s wartime military brothel system.

In a prerecorded video message for the Japanese Military Comfort Women Victims Memorial Day, President Moon Jae-in reiterated that his government will seek to restore the honor and dignity of the women while pursuing solutions based on a “victim-centered approach.”

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