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Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has reiterated his willingness to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un unconditionally to resolve the issue of Japanese nationals believed to have been abducted by Pyongyang decades ago.
Axar.az reports citing foreign media that Suga made the remark during a virtual seminar hosted by the Washington-based Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) following his summit meeting with President Joe Biden at the White House on Friday.
In the webinar, the Japanese prime minister said he is prepared to meet the North Korean leader with no conditions attached to address the resolution of the abductees issue and establishment of productive bilateral relations.
Suga also pointed out that North Korea has carried out ballistic missile test launches around 80 times since 2013, calling it a violation of UN Security Council resolutions and a threat to peace and stability in the region.
2021.04.17 / 10:32