Japan has told an international meeting on North Korea that the world should not be blinded by Pyongyang’s recent charm offensive.

Japan’s foreign minister Taro Kono’s comments in Canada comes as North and South Korea discuss Pyongyang’s plans to participate in the winter Olympics.

The 20 foreign ministers at the Vancouver talks agreed to increase pressure on Pyongyang.

However, they also expressed support for the ongoing North-South discussions.

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