October 20, 2012

Wanted: A New Approach to North Korea

Japan Times, Japan Times

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A decade has passed since five Japanese abducted by North Korean agents were returned to Japan on Oct. 15, 2002. That event took place a month after Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi and North Korean leader Kim Jong Il held a summit that culminated in the signing of the Pyongyang Declaration in which Japan apologized for its colonial rule over Korea and North Korea apologized for its abductions of Japanese citizens.

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