JAPAN, S. KOREA TO DISCUSS ‘COMFORT WOMEN’ ISSUE

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TOKYO: Japan and South Korea will hold talks this week to try to improve frosty relations before President Barack Obama visits both the US allies during an Asian tour, it was announced on Sunday. The two governments “have decided to engage in intensive discussions on various subjects at various levels” to improve conditions surrounding relations, the Japanese foreign ministry said in a statement. Junichi Ihara, head of its Asia and Oceania affairs bureau, will visit Seoul on Wednesday for a meeting with his Korean counterpart, the statement said. “At the occasion, the comfort women issue will be discussed,” it added.

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