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A timeline of JapanNorth Korea relations.

Year Date Event
1955 Chongryon (General Association of Korean Residents in Japan) is established.
1970 March 31 Japan Airlines Flight 351 (Yodo) hijacking. 129 hostages taken by the Japanese Red Army. The hijackers surrender to North Korean authorities, who offer the whole group asylum.
1977 November 15 Yokota Megumi, a Japanese junior high school student, kidnapped by Sin Gwang-su and forced to train spies in North Korea.
1997 October 9 Japan contributes 27 million dollars to North Korea by way of World Food Programme.
2006 October 9 2006 North Korean nuclear test.

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