Japan Foreign Minister warns South Korean lawmaker on emperor remark
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SEOUL/TOKYO (BLOOMBERG) - Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono cautioned South Korea's top legislator against making divisive remarks, after the lawmaker urged the Japanese emperor to make a personal apology to women forced to work in the country's military brothels.

Mr Kono was responding to a question Sunday about South Korean National Assembly Speaker Moon Hee-sang's comments in a Bloomberg News interview last week.

In it, Mr Moon said he wanted Emperor Akihito, 85, to hold hands with the elderly former "comfort women" and apologise as "the son of the main culprit of war crimes".............

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