Japan’s concerns aside, North Korean media says abductions issue is ‘already settled’

North Korea’s official Pyongyang Broadcasting Station said on Friday that the issue of the North’s past abductions of Japanese nationals has “already been settled”, according to the Tokyo-based Radio Press news agency.
It is the first time that North Korean media has reiterated the government’s official line since the meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un earlier this week in Singapore. It also comes as Japanese Prime…