Olympics – North Korean sports minister allowed into Japan for meetings

FILE PHOTO: Kim Il Guk, the President of the Olympic Committee of North Korea arrives at the airport in Geneva, Switzerland January 18, 2018. REUTERS/Pierre Albouy

TOKYO (Reuters) – North Korea’s sports minister will be allowed to travel to Japan to attend Olympic meetings in Tokyo this week, the Japanese government said on Tuesday. North Koreans are banned from entering Japan as part of sanctions imposed for its missile and nuclear tests. Kim Il Guk, who also serves as the president […]

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