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Kim's sister says N Korea will reject any contact with Japan


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Boo hoo hoo

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Sister has spoken, J Govt need to listen that.

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She doesn’t look like her chubby dictator brother at all. Maybe they have different mothers

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May be avoiding the subject who are a contender to concentrate on positive issues ?

You don’t start by the problems. A good diplomatic relationship, even more after 20 bad years are about meeting just to exchange polite thought and visit some shrins. This is mainly cultural meeting.

You can even start by sending a gift for a birth or a birthday or the death memorial on the war you had with your oppenent showing empathy for his losses.

A meeting could be about goods that are neutral (not from Fukushima). Syria and Israel had start with apple « unofficially ». It didn’t last probably because of the Hamas and Nazi terrorism. But « green apple could pass the closed dark frontier ».

So flower in pot may be ? Rare Orchidea ? Bonzai ? A peint from an ancient north corean thinker ? That’s your cultura. And Kim Jung Hun have japan origins too. So may be personal link to his mother ?

Be sensitive. First, you create a cultural link. You learn to talk with somebody from another cultura and that have reason to be cautious with you (because of USA), and you too.

And when there is trust, you speak economy. And you can ask about information on other countries that would have kidnapped Japan’s citizen. Pakistan did manage to pull off the archaic boat an atomic bomb and tried to stole french submarine atomic plan. May be you focused too much on North Korea ? This is the obvious, not necessary the only one (there a south who love to copy you fully). You had probably some mafia victims too.

May be you could do a shrin to all people who are missing in japan with their name and photo for the families with a web site and their genetic to compare for the future to find descendant eventually. May be you can insure a pardon for japanese people who would have fled of fears from america and are still afraid.

You need to progress beyond propaganda on this matter. Justice is sometime just acknowledging people were lost. And where are your proof ? At some point may be you need some ground ? And there is prescription to learn too. Do a shrin for all missing family member until today and tomorrow, it will be moving and north corea can sent flowers and may be name their would found passing by from time to time.

Be diplomate.



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Japan wants a summit without preconditions then suddenly it does?

Nothing will ever change with that attitude.

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The chubby in Pyongyang probably not happy with Japan's summit without preconditions' being about the abductions issue NK insists is closed. Really feel sorry for the relatives.

This public announcement by Japan govt ( from JT's next article down ) would not have helped either. They couldn't have picked a worse time for it. Who does this just as they're trying to ask NK for a summit?

** Japan warns of N Korean IT workers posing as Japanese to earn money -**The Japanese government on Tuesday warned domestic companies about contracting North Korean IT workers posing as Japanese nationals to earn cash, as it is suspected they are using the proceeds in such cases to fund Pyongyang's ballistic missile and nuclear weapons development programs.

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Old French diplomacy? So where do ballistic missiles fired at and over your country fit in? Do they come before or after the birthday cards, flowers, and shrine visits?

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Kishida is just electioneering.

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The rodent has popped her head up again.

She is nothing but a murderous despot just like big brother. The sooner she is liquidated - from within or externally - the better.

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"It was the Japanese side that knocked at the door first requesting 'the Japan-DPRK summit without preconditions', and the DPRK only clarified its stand that it would welcome Japan if it is ready to make a new start, not being obsessed by the past," she added.

That is some Alpha-female flex by Kim Yo Jong and there must be some like Kishida are a suitably humiliated.

To wake up alive after an encounter with Kim Yo Jong must be quite the experience.

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the wannabe dictatoress.

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She needs a good session in the Alfa Inn.

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North Korea is very lucky as Japan will not behave as Israel is doing to rescue their hostages from Hamas.

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Fumio had better start working on some placatory N. Korea "love-letters" with a subtle Oriental delicacy. He couldn't possibly do worse than that tone-deaf American ignoramus who can't even spell.

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Just because North Korea lost the soccer game...

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She's bi polar.

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Well...Kishida proposed a meeting without conditions but continued to complain about the abduction issues , so Kishida is a dithering siwee wabbit

Kims sister seems like a Psychotic rabid rodent

Window of opportunity to negotiate peaceful relations between Japan and North Korea not looking too good

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Kim's sister says N Korea will reject any contact with Japan

oh no!

is Japan in the friend zone?

I thought there was a chance...........

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North Korea is very lucky as Japan will not behave as Israel is doing to rescue their hostages from Hamas.

Superiority issues much ?

Neither Japan or North Korea are lucky

There's no hostage situation between them either

The abduction issue is a lost cause.

Kishida had a great opportunity to make relations better but obviously failed

Even Trump was more successful at communicating with North Korea and that's flabbergasting

-4 ( +3 / -7 )

Remove the de facto embassy and NK schools from Japan; then while cutting off communication with NK, make it extremely hard for North Koreans attempting to illegally enter Japan with fake passports to make money and commit espionage (also no more secret Tokyo Disney land vacations for the Kim family).

Then lets see how long before they start shooting rockets into the sea to get Japan to come to the table.

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Officially and diplomatically only decisive is what her brother is saying or doing, regardless of what she thinks she is entitled to shout into the world or a microphone in front of her.

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I doubt Little Kimmie will set his sister up to succeed him, I mean, she's a woman in NK, they count for nothing, just like they do in the rest of Asian countries

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Dovish behavior towards insane authoritarian regimes unfortunately only breeds more contempt and aggression. If Kishida indeed expressed interest at bettering the relationship, then he got his answer loud and clear. They NEED Japan as an enemy, it’s that simple.

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hahaha, they disrespectfully changed her name. she used to be called "Kim's powerful sister".

not anymore

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NK economic growth in 2023 estimated at b/w 10 and 20%, business is booming with China and Russia, especially weapons production. They have no debt and much potential for development with trusted partners.

NK hopes to join BRICS and 80-90% of global population that will join before 2100. BRICS de-dollarization and non-domestic interference policies = VERY attractive.

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NK does not seek to be a subservient satellite of the US Oligarchy Special Interest Democracy like Japan, swimming in debt while losing its national identity.

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japan is radioactive, better to avoid contact...

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NK economic growth in 2023 estimated at b/w 10 and 20%

You may as well say 100% growth. Any figure coming out if that terror state is totally unverifiable and completely dubious.

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Cargo activity between NK and Russia and NK and China is easily assessed. NK's hardly prosperous, yet on a relative basis massively outperforming global economy.

Most important, NK not tools of US satellite Democracy!

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NK has a roadmap to join BRICS, not a roadmap to become a failed state like Ukraine or Japan.

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No country wants to destroy its future, NK choosing wisely, aligning with countries in BRICS, and avoiding like plague US Global destabilization policies. Smart!

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"claim that the abduction issue has already been resolved is totally unacceptable".

Koreans, North and South, feel Japan's stance on history is totally unacceptable. So, what are you going to do about it? Japan won't even admit they forced labor or kidnapped Koreans, saying that "since Korea was part of Japan at the time, they could not possibly have been spirited away by a foreign nation" or something like that while recognizing atrocities against former POWs.

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It's time for countries like NK to move forward with their agenda in order to help their citizens. BRICS the way to do so, no risk of US $ based inflation terror or domestic interference, rather partnership mode, make sense!

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the DPRK only clarified its stand that it would welcome Japan if it is ready to make a new start, not being obsessed by the past," she added.

Would not this statement also apply to NK to stop being obsessed with the past ?

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Their best is yet to come. Women leaders in the Global North, Global South, Global East, and Global West are yet to do justice to their enormous potential in worldbuilding. Humankind and Planet Earth are looking forward to it.

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