Japan, South Korea to study fund to ease wartime forced labor issue: Kyodo

“South Korea in June proposed a joint fund with Japan to compensate South Koreans forced to work by Japanese companies during the war, but Japan rejected the idea out of hand at that time” writes Midwest Communications Inc for TOKYO (Reuters) – The South Korean and Japanese governments are studying plans for a joint economic program involving companies from both countries which aims to ease strains over the issue of forced Korean labor in World War Two, Kyodo news reported on Monday.

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