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ROK government opposes plan to install comfort woman statue on Takeshima

Most papers wrote that a spokesperson for South Korea’s Foreign Ministry on Thursday expressed opposition to a plan by a group of local assembly members to install a comfort woman statue on Takeshima (also known as the Liancourt Rocks or Dokdo). The spokesperson said that it is not appropriate to link the comfort women issue with the territorial dispute because they are totally different in nature.

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