Japan will work with Thailand and share information on people who were believed abducted to North Korea, Chief Cabinet Secretary Shinzo Abe said Monday after meeting Thai Foreign Minister Kantathi Suphamongkhon in Tokyo.
While stopping short of giving further details of his meeting with Kantathi, Abe said he told the Thai foreign minister that Japan would like to provide information it can, especially on Anocha Panjoy, a Thai woman believed to be in North Korea.
Reports of the possible abduction of the Thai woman emerged after Charles Jenkins, a U.S. Army deserter who lived in North Korea for almost 40 years, said in his memoirs last year that he had met a woman believed to be Anocha in the North.
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