Donald Trump-Kim Jong Un Summit “indispensable” for resolving North Korea crisis: Shinzo Abe

WASHINGTON: Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Friday Japan was disappointed by the cancellation of the summit between the US and North Korean leaders, saying it was necessary to make progress.

“In the future we need such a meeting — it is indispensable to resolve the problems which have accumulated,” he said at Russia’s annual economic forum in Saint Petersburg.