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OSAKA (Kyodo) A 44-year-old Chinese woman pleaded guilty Thursday to passing herself off as a relative of a Japanese defector from North Korea to enter Japan.

Jin Xiaonu allegedly violated the immigration law by entering Japan in February under the name of the daughter of Hiroko Saito, 68, a defector who is the Japanese wife of a North Korean man.

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