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Seoul warns Japan not to undermine N Korea nuclear arms abandonment

Jul 04, 2014    

Seoul South Korea warned Japan on Thursday against undermining efforts to force North Korea to abandon its nuclear weapons, after Tokyo announced the lifting of selected sanctions on Pyongyang.Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said a number of unilateral sanctions would be revoked after progress in talks with the North over its Cold War kidnapping of Japanese nationals.In a statement, the South Korean foreign ministry said it recognised the "humanitarian" nature of Japan's concern over the kidnapping issue.But it also stressed that any discussions between Japan and North Korea on pe...

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