Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was blindsided by news out of Washington that US President Donald Trump will soon meet North Korean leader Kim-Jong-un. Photo: APJapanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was blindsided by news out of Washington that US President Donald Trump will soon meet North Korean leader Kim-Jong-un. Photo: AP
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was blindsided by news out of Washington that US President Donald Trump will soon meet North Korean leader Kim-Jong-un. Photo: AP

Abe’s nuclear disaster: why has Japan been shut out of North Korea talks?

After being sidelined by Washington and Seoul over historic talks with Pyongyang, Japan’s blindsided leader Shinzo Abe is struggling to get his foot in the door

Topic |   North Korea nuclear crisis
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was blindsided by news out of Washington that US President Donald Trump will soon meet North Korean leader Kim-Jong-un. Photo: APJapanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was blindsided by news out of Washington that US President Donald Trump will soon meet North Korean leader Kim-Jong-un. Photo: AP
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was blindsided by news out of Washington that US President Donald Trump will soon meet North Korean leader Kim-Jong-un. Photo: AP
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