> I apologize to the victims and their families. The agreement has failed them.
Now an official panel from Seoul says a 2015 deal meant to resolve the issue failed victims.>>
The agreement was originally endorsed by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Moon's jailed predecessor Park Geun-hye. South Korea's foreign minister apologized for the controversial deal on Wednesday after leading a panel that found it flawed.>>
>> The investigation found that the two sides struck a separate secret deal in which among other things, South Korea had agreed to refrain from calling the women sex slaves on the world stage. But Tokyo says revising the deal now may complicate relations, and Japan's Nike newspaper quoted Abe telling close aides, the deal will not be changed even by one millimeter.