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The Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ), the main opposition party, will instead hold a meeting of its project team on North Korean affairs in the Diet building on Wednesday to seek opinions from the defector, party officials said.
He also suffers bouts of depression, treated in part by audiences with a mid-ranking mullah who tells dirty jokes, the defector says.
Seven defectors, mostly Japanese wives of North Koreans, who have fled to Japan, and the supporters made the request at a meeting with Shinzo Abe, acting secretary general of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party who serves as head of the party's task force on North Korea's abductions of Japanese.
The NFP recognised the need to implement policies for defectors, and carried it into action by putting a defector on the list of proportional representation candidates," said Cho.
The defector estimated that the North Korean regime may be holding as many as 60 American POWs.
At a meeting of a Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ) project team on North Korean issues on Wednesday, the defector said Kanemaru received the gold from the communist North, citing the fact that the metal did not bear hallmarks.
Al Tellez, an editor for CBS News, said the network "expected the CIA to say" that the defector was lying.
And committee Chairman Dan Burton, R-Indiana, cited a KGB defector who said he had heard of weapons sites in California, Texas, Massachusetts and elsewhere.
The defector programme was put in place under then-CIA Director Porter J.
LABOUR is welcome to the Tory defector (Labour Welcomes Tory Defector, Daily Post, Monday, February 5, 2007).
It is possible to be a defector only from schools of medicine or philosophy or by deserting Graeco-Roman religion in favor of Judaism or Christianity.
The recent murder-by-poison of KGB-FSB defector Alexander Litvinenko in London (see article on page 17) and the murders of journalist Anna Politkovskaya, special forces operative Movladi Baisarov, central bank official Andrei Kozlov, and ex-FSB general Anatoly Trofimov--to name but a few--are sending an unmistakable message to everyone with eyes to see and ears to hear that the KGB (though not under that name) is firmly in control of the Kremlin.