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Abe to attend opening ceremony at South Korean Olympics

Japanese PM will meet President Moon to discuss 'comfort women' and North Korea

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, left, plans to attend the Pyeongchang Olympics next month and meet South Korean President Moon Jae-in.   © Kyodo

TOKYO -- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will attend the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Abe told reporters on Wednesday.

During his visit, Abe will also meet with South Korean President Moon Jae-in and is expected to demand that he implement an agreement the two countries reached over the wartime "comfort women" issue at the end of 2015.

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