Japan is set to extend sanctions on North Korea: Nikkei

March 28, 2015 6:30 AM

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Japan is set to extend sanctions on North Korea: Nikkei

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan will likely extend its sanctions against North Korea because of Pyongyang's delay in reporting into its abductions of Japanese citizens decades ago, the Nikkei business daily reported on Saturday without citing sources.

The government is poised to decide next Tuesday on an extension to a trade embargo on North Korea, a ban on North Korea charter flights and a prohibition on North Korean ships entering Japanese ports, the Nikkei said.

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