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Japan Condemns Latest North Korean Missile Launch as U.S. Redeploys Aircraft Carrier

HeadlineOct 06, 2022

Japan’s government has condemned another series of missile tests by North Korea. On Thursday, Japan’s military said it detected two short-range ballistic missiles fired from North Korea into waters separating the two countries. This follows four other launches from North Korea in the past two weeks, including Tuesday’s launch of an intermediate-range missile that flew over Japan. Japan’s defense minister spoke earlier today.

Yasukazu Hamada: “These actions by North Korea are a threat to the peace and security of our country, region and the international community. It’s absolutely unacceptable.”

Today North Korea condemned the United States Navy after it redeployed a carrier battle group led by the USS Ronald Reagan to the Sea of Japan, saying U.S. actions were “posing a serious threat to the stability of the situation on the Korean Peninsula.”

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