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PM Abe meets with Bolton to discuss North Korea, other issues

  • May 24, 2019
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NHK reported today that ahead of President Trump’s visit to Japan from tomorrow, Prime Minister Abe met with National Security Adviser Bolton at the Kantei earlier today. The two officials reportedly agreed to further strengthen the bilateral security alliance. They also confirmed that UN sanctions resolutions against North Korea, including preventing ship-to-ship transfers of illegal cargo, should be fully implemented to achieve the DPRK’s complete denuclearization, and that the abduction issue needs to be resolved at an early date. Abe and Bolton also exchanged views on the Iran situation and closer cooperation for a free and open Indo-Pacific.

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