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N Korea at crossroads

Trump and Abe hold 'thorough' talks on North Korea

Phone call comes after special envoy fails to access Pyongyang

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks to reporters at the prime minister's office in Tokyo on Saturday night after speaking with U.S. President Donald Trump. (Photo by Masayuki Terazawa)

TOKYO/SEOUL -- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe talked with U.S. President Donald Trump over the phone for an hour and 15 minutes on Saturday evening, mainly about North Korea.

Speaking to reporters after the call, Abe said, "We analyzed the latest developments regarding North Korea and had a thorough discussion about the steps ahead."

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