By their post-World War Two constitution, Japan is a peaceable nation where war-making is not allowed. North Korea’s actions and threats have put an end to all that and Japan is ready to take measures to defend herself. The latest ballistic missile launch has Japan and the United States promising specific actions against North Korea.
As Written, Reported and Seen First on Fox News:
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe vowed to take action against North Korea after Pyongyang’s missile test on Sunday ended in the Sea of Japan.
Abe addressed the situation in a brief televised address on Monday: “As we agreed at the recent G7, the issue of North Korea is a top priority for the international community,” according to Reuters.
“Working with the United States, we will take specific action to deter North Korea.”
North Korea tested a short-range Scud ballistic missile off its eastern coast at 4:40 p.m. ET (5:40 a.m. Monday Korea time). The missile flew for six minutes until it landed in the Sea of Japan.
US officials told Fox News a North Korean MiG fighter jet crashed near the launch site of the latest surface-to-air missile test.
Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said the missile fell within Japan’s exclusive maritime economic zone. He said there was no immediate report of damage to planes or vessels in the area.
“We cannot tolerate such repeated actions from North Korea, and we have lodged a strong protest against ……..
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