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MOSCOW. June 26 (Interfax) - The Russian Foreign Ministry has welcomed North Korea's hand over of a declaration of its nuclear activities to the United States.
Tokyo, June 26 (Jiji Press)--The Japanese government intends to keep close contact with the United States over North Korean issues after Washington starts procedures to remove the reclusive nation from its list of state sponsors of terrorism following Pyongyang's latest nuclear declaration.
Text of report in English by Japan's largest news agency Kyodo Kyoto, June 26 Kyodo - Japanese Foreign Minister Masahiko Komura expressed determination Thursday to strive to bring about a resolution to the issue of North Korea's abductions of Japanese national during the 45 days before the United States removes the North from its list of state sponsors of terrorism.
Japan remained firm Thursday on the issue of the abduction of its nationals by North Korea. Japanese Cabinet Secretary Nobutaka Machimura said Japn's stand won't change even if the United States removes North Korea from its list of terrorism-sponsoring countries, Kyodo news reported.
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai police said on Tuesday they had detained 169 North Koreans in a raid on a house in a Bangkok suburb after neighbors became suspicious of the number of people in it.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House accused North Korea on Thursday of counterfeiting dollars to support terrorism and said the United States would continue to try to stem such illicit activity as well as Pyongyang's nuclear ambitions.
The White House accused North Korea on Thursday of counterfeiting dollars to support terrorism and said the United States would continue to try to stem such illicit activity as well as Pyongyang's nuclear ambitions.
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea on Wednesday called a visit by Japan's prime minister to a Tokyo war shrine "a grave insult," in its first official reaction to the pilgrimage that enraged Seoul and Beijing.
By Linda Sieg and Chisa Fujioka TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi paid his respects at Tokyo's Yasukuni Shrine for war dead on Tuesday, the anniversary of his country's World War Two surrender, defying warnings from China and South Korea not to go.
By Linda Sieg TOKYO (Reuters) - South Korean poli