Recently, many news organisations including Yahoo News, CNN, as well as, Japan Times have
reported on Prime Minister Abe's decision to begin removing some of the
sanctions on North Korea. According to the Japan Times, Prime Minister
Abe stated that "...this is only a start. We are determined to do everything we can, with a renewed effort, toward a comprehensive resolution."
By beginning to
remove some of the sanctions, Prime Minister Abe is hoping to understand
the fate of at least a dozen missing people.
the past, there have been other attempts to talk with North Korea about
their knowledge of any kidnappings but the all the talks led to very
little results. It is still unclear how much North Korea will assist in
providing help but Prime Minister Abe has taken a 1st step hoping that
North Korea will make a 2nd step toward progress and resolution of this