Kim Song-hye (centre), a senior official of North Korean Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of Korea, walks with other North Korean delegates across border separating the two Koreas on June 9, 2013. Kim was reportedly involved in a meeting last month with a Japanese official in Vietnam. Photo: Reuters

Japan and North Korea held secret meeting in Vietnam in July and didn’t tell Trump, report claims

The reported meeting between officials Shigeru Kitamura and Kim Song-hye came amid concern in Tokyo that the US was failing to represent its concerns to Pyongyang

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Kim Song-hye (centre), a senior official of North Korean Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of Korea, walks with other North Korean delegates across border separating the two Koreas on June 9, 2013. Kim was reportedly involved in a meeting last month with a Japanese official in Vietnam. Photo: Reuters
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