• Bloomberg


Chief Cabinet Secretary Hirofumi Hirano denied a report Wednesday that Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama is planning a trip to North Korea to discuss nuclear disarmament and the Japanese abductees.

“I have absolutely no knowledge” of such a plan, Hirano told reporters.

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