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Police and public safety agencies said Thursday they will call on the South Korean government to provide them with investigative documents on the 1973 abduction in Tokyo of then South Korean opposition leader Kim Dae Jung, officials of the agencies said.

The decision came after a South Korean government panel released a report in October admitting that the Korean Central Intelligence Agency, the nation’s then intelligence organ, was involved in the abduction of Kim, who later became South Korea’s president.

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