Diet Lower House Budget Committee Debate

Diet Lower House Budget Committee Debate
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Tokyo, Japan – Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe makes his way to the Diet’s lower house budget committee in Tokyo, January 31, 2014, as the debate begins on 2013 supplementary budget. (Photo by AFLO)

Diet Lower House Budget Committee Debate
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Tokyo, Japan – Chairman Katsuto Momii of NHK, Japan Broadcasting Corp., left, is summoned by the Diet’s lower house budget committee in Tokyo, January 31, 2014, for his explosive remark on wartime sexual servitude. In his first news conference since his appointment to NHK’s top post, Momii said the use of sexual slaves, or comfort women, during times of war was also being practiced by other countries like France, Germany and the United States, among others. (Photo by AFLO)