This picture taken on December 30, 2016 shows activists setting up a statue of a teenage girl symbolizing "comfort women" who served as sex slaves for Japanese soldiers during World War II, outside the Japanese consulate in Busan. Japan said on January 6 that it had decided to temporarily recall its Ambassador to South Korea and Consul in Busan. Japan says the statue violates the 2015 deal, which agreed that Japan's reparations would "finally and irreversibly" resolve the issue.

Photo: STR / YONHAP / AFP / East News

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