S. Korea presses Japan on wartime sexual slavery at U.N.
Addressing the U.N. General Assembly on Friday, South Korean Foreign Minister Kim Sung-hwan also implicitly criticized Japan for continuing to claim the South Korean islets of Dokdo, saying "no country should abuse" the rule of law to infringe upon another's territorial integrity.
Although Kim did not mention Japan by name or directly refer to historical issues raising tensions with Tokyo in his speech, such as so-called "comfort women" and Dokdo, it was the first time South Korea has raised such issues at the U.N. assembly. (Yonhap)
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