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For Immediate Release
Office of the Vice President
February 22, 2007

Vice President's Remarks in a Greeting with the Family of a North Korean Abductee
Embassy of the United States
Tokyo, Japan

7:32 A.M. (Local)

MRS. YOKOTA: (As interpreted) Thank you for taking time to visit with (inaudible).

THE VICE PRESIDENT: Well, this is a very important issue. I know it means a great deal to the Japanese people. The Prime Minister discussed it with me last night in our meeting. And I know you had an opportunity to meet with President Bush, I guess, last year.

END 7:33 A.M. (Local)

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