Abe pledges Japan's aid in nuke removal

Abductions by N. Korea still loom as issue

Posted: June 17, 2018 at 4:32 a.m.
Updated: June 17, 2018 at 4:32 a.m.

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks to reporters following a North Korean missile launch, at his official residence in Tokyo Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017.

The summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un built a foundation for denuclearization on the Korean Peninsula, but the process needs to be verifiable and irreversible, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said in a television interview Saturday.

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