Japan PM apology on sex slaves - BBC

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Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has apologised in parliament for the country’s use of women as sex slaves during World War II.

The apology comes after Mr Abe was criticised by Asian neighbours for previous comments casting doubt on whether the women were coerced.

Mr Abe told parliament: “I apologise here and now as prime minister.” [Full Text]

March 26, 2007 6:19 PM
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