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Solving North Korea abductions is 'race against time': Japan ex-PM Suga

Tokyo and Seoul should work together under 'unwavering' Yoon, former leader says

Former Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga gives an interview to Nikkei on June 8. (Photo by Tomoki Mera)

TOKYO -- Japan and South Korea should cooperate more closely on bringing closure to past abductions by North Korea, former Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said in an interview.

South Korea has its own unresolved abductions blamed on Pyongyang, and Tokyo and Seoul can share information, Suga argued.

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