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Thursday July 3, 2014 MYT 11:00:02 AM
Thursday July 3, 2014 MYT 11:01:41 AM
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Thursday that Japan would lift some of its sanctions against North Korea and make utmost efforts for a comprehensive solution to the decades-old issue of Japanese citizens that were abducted by the reclusive state.
"This is just a start," he told reporters at the prime minister's office. "We will make every effort to achieve a complete resolution of this issue."
(Reporting by Kiyoshi Takenaka and Kaori Kaneko; Editing by Edmund Klamann)
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