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Following Abduction Talks, Japan to Lift Some North Korea Sanctions

Japan has agreed to lift some sanctions against North Korea, as the two countries continue talks on Japanese citizens kidnapped by Pyongyang. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday said the move represents the start of a "comprehensive resolution" to the abduction issue. He provided no details on what sanctions would be lifted or when. "Under the principle of action being repaid by action, I want to lift part of the sanctions Japan has imposed. However, this is just a...

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