The United States’ new envoy for the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) said on Monday he looks forward to a “positive response soon” on dialogue from the DPRK, according to Yonhap news agency of the Republic of Korea (ROK). U.S. Special Representative for the DPRK Sung Kim made the remarks in Seoul during his trilateral talks with Noh Kyu-duk, special representative for Korean Peninsula Peace and Security Affairs of the ROK, and Takehiro Funakoshi, director-general of the Asian and Oceanian Affairs Bureau of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan.
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Japan is divided into 47 administrative prefectures and eight traditional regions. The Greater Tokyo Area is the most populous metropolitan area in the world, with more than 37.4 million residents.
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