Japan PM still keen to meet Kim Jong-un

JOHN THYS / AFP

Japan's Prime Minister says he still wants to meet Kim Jong-un about Japanese nationals who have been abducted by North Korean agents.

Shinzo Abe's come despite the country’s recent missile launches.

Earlier this week Pyongyang announced that it had successfully test-fired a new submarine-launched ballistic missile from the sea

They say the weapons were developed to contain external threats and boost self-defense.

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