April 2, 2018 / 3:40 AM / 7 months ago

Japan PM to visit U.S. from April 17 to 20 for talks with Trump

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Tokyo, Japan March 25, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to visit the United States April 17-20 for talks with President Donald Trump, he said on Monday.

Abe said he would ask Trump to bring up the issue of past North Korean abductions of Japanese citizens, during the U.S. president’s expected summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

Reporting by Yoshifumi Takemoto; Editing by Clarence Fernandez

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