Bilateral pressure on NK

UK-Japan News June 2018

After Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono met with UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, both agreed to keep pressure on North Korea, according to The Mainichi on 22 May.

The politicians’ stated aim is to rid the country of its nuclear and other weapons, the report said.

The talks took place on the sidelines of the G20 foreign ministers’ meeting in Buenos Aires on 21 May. Kono reached similar agree­ments with the foreign ministers of the Netherlands and Australia.