Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Photo: Bloomberg

Trump-Kim summit 2019: Japan won’t lift North Korea sanctions even if US does so, report says

  • Tokyo maintains its own set of sanctions on Pyongyang to punish it for abducting Japanese nationals and its nuclear programme
  • An official at Japan’s foreign ministry would not confirm the Mainichi report but said Tokyo would “encourage the peace process between the US and North Korea”
Topic |   Trump-Kim summit

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Photo: Bloomberg
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