Japan PM to visit US from April 17 to 20 for talks with Trump

Tokyo, JapanUpdated: Apr 02, 2018, 10:06 AM IST

US President Donald Trump left, shakes hands with Shinzo Abe, Japan's prime minister, during a news conference at Akasaka Palace in Tokyo, Japan, November 6, 2017. Photograph:(Reuters)

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to visit the United States April 17-20 for talks with President Donald Trump, he said on Monday.

Abe said he would ask Trump to bring up the issue of past North Korean abductions of Japanese citizens, during the US president's expected summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.