The Japan-North Korea Summit 20 years ago took on the Japanese abduction issue and DPRK's nuclear threat. A Japanese diplomat quietly made it all happen. We follow these behind-the-curtain negotiations, sharing interviews with former US diplomats as well as an abductee's family member.
Dozens of Japanese kidnapped by N. Korean agents in 70s and 80s
Former diplomat Tanaka Hitoshi speaking to NHK on his secret negotiations
Yokota Sakie waits daughter Megumi's return, 45 years on
Former Deputy Secretary of State Richard Armitage shares the background of US approval on summit