A Hwasong-12 intermediate range missile in Pyongyang is launched in August 2017, according to the North Korean government. The US, Japan and South Korea are working on a plan for the denuclearisation of North Korea by 2020. Photo: Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP

Japan, US and South Korea ‘plan to denuclearise North Korea by 2020’ despite Kim Jong-un’s hopes for slow change in exchange for benefits

Japan believes setting a target before the Summer Olympics in Tokyo will help create momentum for the plan, sources said

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A Hwasong-12 intermediate range missile in Pyongyang is launched in August 2017, according to the North Korean government. The US, Japan and South Korea are working on a plan for the denuclearisation of North Korea by 2020. Photo: Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP
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