• Kyodo


Japan and South Korea should work together to seek a negotiated solution to North Korea’s alleged nuclear weapons development, top officials of Japan’s ruling coalition and South Korean President-elect Roh Moo Hyun agreed Monday.

Taku Yamasaki, secretary general of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, which Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi heads, Tetsuzo Fuyushiba from New Komeito and Toshihiro Nikai from the New Conservative Party congratulated Roh on his electoral victory ahead of the Feb. 25 inauguration ceremony.

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