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North Korea gives names of Japanese abductees still alive

Officials from Japan and North Korea met in Beijing on July 1 to discuss details of Pyongyang's pledge to investigate past abductions.

TOKYO -- North Korea has handed Japan a list of at least 10 Japanese nationals who are said to be living in that country, including those believed to have been abducted by Pyongyang agents, The Nikkei learned Wednesday. 

     Senior-level officials from the two countries met in Beijing on Tuesday to discuss details of North Korea's pledge to investigate past abductions. Pyongyang is expected use the list to confirm their whereabouts.          

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