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North Korea

Japanese delegation makes rare visit to North Korea

anese delegation arrived in Pyongyang, North Korea's state news agency said Saturday, amid soured relations between the two countries. The Yamanashi prefectural delegation led by Shingo Kanemaru arrived in Pyongyang, the Korean Central News Agency said in a one-sentence dispatch. Kanemaru is the second son of late Japanese Deputy Prime Minister Shin Kanemaru, who met with North Korea's founder Kim Il-sung during a visit to Pyongyang in 1990 with other Japanese politicians.

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