Twitter sources carry the info, the original report apparently from the Financial Times. The summary:
- Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida is intensifying efforts to meet North Korea’s Kim Jong Un
- summit being pushed by Kishida would seek to secure the release of Japanese citizens abducted by North Korea decades ago,
- people close to the talks said Kim is refusing to co-operate over the abductees.
- Japan has not told the US about a possible summit
The report includes comments that Kishida’s motivation includes propping up his flailing popularity rating.
This article was written by Eamonn Sheridan at www.forexlive.com.
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