Shinzo Abe

Japan leader Abe on Nordic tour talks with Danish leader

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held talks on free trade and North Korean missile tests Monday in Copenhagen with his Danish counterpart Lars Loekke Rasmussen, at the end of a Nordic tour which also took him to Sweden and Finland.

The meeting between Abe and Danish Prime Minister Lars Loekke Rasmussen was the first one-on-one meeting in Denmark between Denmark's head of government and a Japanese prime minister.

Earlier in Helsinki, after talks with Finnish President Sauli Niinisto, Abe pledged to increase cooperation on Arctic issues and on furthering Russian relations. He said Japan would increase its role in the Arctic Council by "positively contributing more...

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