October 04 2019
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says he is "determined" to meet with dictator Kim Jong Un to discuss Japanese citizens kidnapped by North Korea, reports Reuters.
Talks with Kim will have no preconditions, Abe told lawmakers on Friday.
Abe previously took a harder line on North Korea and vowed to meet only after progress was achieved on North Korea's nuclear program.
North Korea admitted to kidnapping 13 Japanese citizens in 2002. Japan maintains that the figure is 17, five of...
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