North Korea is reportedly offering to send family members of the five former Japanese abductees to Japan as early as March, it was learned Wednesday.

North Korean officials have told Katsuei Hirasawa, a Liberal Democratic Party lawmaker, they are ready to send the family members to Japan to be reunited with the former abductees by March 20.

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