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Yuki Tatsumi quoted in NK News on Comfort Women agreement

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Last week’s agreement between South Korea and Japan on compensating survivors of the Comfort Women system has been hailed as a diplomatic triumph, a way to mend Seoul-Tokyo ties while addressing the claims of the surviving victims.


But Yuki Tatsumi of the Stimson Center Washington said there was little reason to suspect that Abe will face a revolt from such factions. In August, Abe faced no such resistance when he declared, on the 70thanniversary of World War II’s end, that Japan had inflicted “immeasurable damage and suffering” through its actions.

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