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Abe says agreed with Putin to implement U.N. sanctions on North Korea
November 10, 2017 / 11:39 AM / a month ago

Abe says agreed with Putin to implement U.N. sanctions on North Korea

DANANG, Vietnam (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Friday that he had agreed with Russian President Vladimir Putin to implement United Nations sanctions on North Korea strictly.

Shinzo Abe, Japan's prime minister, speaks during a news conference with U.S. President Donald Trump, not pictured, at Akasaka Palace in Tokyo, Japan, November 6, 2017. REUTERS/Kiyoshi Ota/Pool

“On North Korea, we have agreed to implement U.N. sanctions strictly and to continue cooperating closely,” Abe told reporters after meeting Putin on the sidelines of an Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Danang, Vietnam.

Reporting by Kiyoshi Takenaka; Editing by Nick Macfie

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