North Korea kidnapping of Japanese - a painful history

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North Korea kidnapping of Japanese - a painful historyAfter formal meetings with Japanese leaders Monday, President Donald Trump will sit down with relatives of civilians kidnapped decades ago by North Korean spies. Japan suspects dozens of people who are still missing were abducted by North Korean agents in the 1970s and 1980s to train their own spies in the Japanese language and culture. The abductions have become an emotional symbol of the enmity between Tokyo and Pyongyang, and Japan has pressed Trump to seek answers on the fate of the missing during his talks with North Korea.


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