Pyongyang, September 8: When tension in North Korea is gradually escalating, an independent lawmaker from Japan has reached North Korea on Thursday to communicate with North Korea officials. Japanese government has expressed concern about the trip and safety, many others criticized the lawmaker but he thinks maintaining the line of communication with North Korea is important.
This lawmaker is House of Councillors member but not from any political party. Inoki who is mainly there to put on a series of exhibition matches hopes the event will open a door of sports diplomacy. "World peace through sports exchanges has been my lifelong mission," he said.