Statue of Comfort Woman unveiled in Tainan Rued

The installation of a statue in Tainan City commemorating “comfort women” was “extremely regrettable,” said Japan’s Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga, Wednesday. Japan-Taiwan Exchange Association (JTEA) reiterated its government’s regret over the statue, saying that the installation and display of “comfort women” statues runs against the Japanese government’s position and its efforts in facing the issue. Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesman Andrew Lee said that Taiwan was still pushing Japan on the issue, but the statue has nothing to do

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