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'Imperative' to dismantle North Korean nuclear weapons say Trump, Abe

The pair discussed recent developments in North Korea and confirmed they would meet again to continue close coordination in advance of the expected meeting between the US and North Korea

Government  |  Shinzo Abe  |  Donald Trump

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and Japanese Prime Minister on Tuesday agreed that it is "imperative" to completely dismantle North Korea's nuclear weapons and ballistic missile program, the said.

During a telephone call, the pair "discussed recent developments in and confirmed they would meet again to continue close coordination in advance of the expected meeting between the and North Korea," a statement read.

"The and the prime minister affirmed the shared imperative of achieving the complete and permanent dismantlement of North Korea's nuclear, chemical and biological weapons and ballistic missile programs".

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First Published: Tue, May 29 2018. 07:04 IST