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LDP Kawamura calls on ROK assembly speaker for the enactment of bill on requisitioned workers

  • January 18, 2020
  • , Mainichi , p. 6
  • JMH Translation

SEOUL – Takeo Kawamura, secretary-general of the Japan-ROK parliamentary league and a Liberal Democratic Party member, met with South Korean National Assembly Speaker Moon Hee-sang in South Korea before Jan. 17 and called on him to pass a bill that would use donations solicited from Japanese and South Korean businesses and individuals as payments to former requisitioned workers. He disclosed this to reporters at South Korea’s Gimpo International Airport. The bill was sponsored and submitted by Moon in December, but it remains unknown when it will be enacted. Moon told Kawamura that he will make utmost efforts.

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