• Kyodo, STAFF REPORT

  • SHARE

South Korea has held the first meeting of a public-private body it has set up to resolve wartime labor issues from Japan’s colonial rule of the Korean Peninsula, pledging to work toward a solution.

“The government will listen to opinions of those who were directly involved in the wartime forced labor issue and of various fields while making continuous efforts in seeking a reasonable solution” through future meetings of the public-private body, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement Monday.

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.

SUBSCRIBE NOW

PHOTO GALLERY (CLICK TO ENLARGE)