North Korea’s Missile Tests Pose a Serious Threat to Japan and the Global Community, Says Hirokazu Matsuno, Chief Secretary of the Japanese Government

Tokyo [Japan], Jan 14 (NNA/Sputnik): North Korea’s missile tests pose a serious threat to Japan and the world community, Hirokazu Matsuno, Chief Secretary of the Japanese Government, said on Friday. “North Korea’s repeated missile tests are a serious problem and pose a threat not only to Japan but to the region and the entire international community,” Matsuno said at a press briefing.

At 2:55 p.m. local time (0555 GMT) on Friday, the Japanese Coast Guard issued a warning about a possible missile launch by North Korea. Minutes later, he reported that what could be a ballistic missile fired by Pyongyang went down. After the alleged missile launch, Japan set up a government crisis response center. Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida has ordered ministries to carry out a detailed analysis of the situation, including air and sea transport security, and take all necessary precautions in case of emergency, Kyodo reported, citing sources. governmental.

Today’s launch, if confirmed, will be North Korea’s third weapons test in a week. The last launch was on January 11. (ANI/Sputnik)

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