April 14, 2015 – “China welcomes Japan official who apologised over `comfort women`” (Zeenews India)

“Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Tuesday praised the former Japanese government official who issued a landmark apology over the wartime sexual slavery of Asian women, hailing his “bravery” in facing history. Li greeted a trade delegation led by Yohei Kono, who as the country`s top government spokesman in 1993 issued an eponymous statement acknowledging the military`s involvement in a coercive “comfort women” brothel system during World War II.”