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Ex-North saboteur Kim spots others on abductee list

Former North Korean agent Kim Hyon Hui said Wednesday during her second meeting with the brother and son of a Japanese woman kidnapped by Pyongyang that she saw several people in North Korea listed as abductees.

Koichiro Iizuka, the 33-year-old son of abductee Yaeko Taguchi, told a news conference after meeting with Kim in Karuizawa, Nagano Prefecture, that she said she saw some of the faces that appear on a poster of possible abductees. Shigeo Iizuka, Taguchi’s 72-year-old brother, was also at the meeting.

The two Iizukas met with Kim on Tuesday at former Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama’s summer house.

Kim, 48, met with the parents of abductee Megumi Yokota — Shigeru, 77, and Sakie, 74 — for nearly four hours Wednesday evening, and they were to face reporters Thursday morning.

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