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Japan, North Korea agree to continue dialogue

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Senior Japanese and North Korean diplomats ended rare talks Friday, with reports saying they were eyeing a further meeting. 

This picture taken on November 15, shows Sugiyama Shinsuke, the head of Asia Pacific region of Foreign Affairs Ministery of Japan, giving a speech to journalists on the bilateral talks between North Korea and Japan, at Ikh Tenger tower in Ulan Bator, Mongolia.

Japanese negotiator Shinsuke Sugiyama said the two sides agreed to continue their dialogue for "further consideration" about the issue of the North's past abduction of Japanese nationals, according to Jiji Press.

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