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Japan To Decide Possible Easing Of North Korea Sanctions On Thursday

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July 02, 2014 AT 7:03 AM
Japan's Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida said the country will decide whether to ease sanctions against North Korea on Thursday, after assessing Pyongyang's plan to re-investigate the fate of the Japanese citizens kidnapped by the reclusive state decades ago. In May, North Korea agreed to reopen the probe into the status of Japanese abductees. The Japanese sanctions that could be lifted are separate from those imposed by Japan and other U.N. members under U.N.