South Korea, Japan Reach Deal On Women Forced Into Sexual Slavery

December 28, 2015 7:49 AM

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South Korea, Japan Reach Deal On Women Forced Into Sexual Slavery

The deal included an apology from Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and an $8.3 million aid fund from Tokyo for the elderly former sex slaves.

Many South Koreans feel lingering bitterness from the legacy of Japan's brutal colonial occupation of the Korean Peninsula from 1910-1945. But South Korean officials have also faced calls to improve ties with Japan, the world's No. 3 economy and a regional powerhouse, not least from U.S. officials e...

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