Japan hopes N. Korea takes steps to denuke
TOKYO — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met with South Korea's intelligence chief on Tuesday, and said that while he welcomes any dialogue with North Korea regarding the country's denuclearization, the North must take real steps toward that goal.
“I believe it is extremely important that North Korea takes concrete actions to achieve what it has said,” Abe said at the beginning of talks with South Korean intelligence chief Suh Hoon.
President Donald Trump has agreed to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un by May. came a week after former spy Sergei Skripal was left critically ill from nerve agent poisoning.
Police said there was no evidence to suggest a link to the March 4 poisoning of Skripal and his daughter Yulia.