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Japan's Abe hails Korea summit, seeks 'concrete action'

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe welcomed a historic summit between the two Koreas today, urging Pyongyang to take "concrete action" on the peninsula's denuclearisation and other issues.
"Today President Moon Jae-in and Chairman Kim Jong Un held earnest discussions about North Korea's denuclearisation. I want to welcome that as a positive move toward comprehensive resolution of various issues concerning North Korea," Abe told reporters in Tokyo.
"We strongly hope that North Korea will take concrete action through this meeting and a summit between the US and North Korea," he added.

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First Published: Apr 27 2018 | 4:06 PM IST

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