News of the day

26 June, 2020 12:00 AM printer

News of the day

Japan is to consider the acquisition of weapons able to strike enemy missile launchers to bolster defence against North Korea after a decision to cancel the Aegis Ashore missile defence system, the defence minister Taro Kono said on Thursday. Any first-strike capability would represent a fundamental shift in Japan’s
military posture that could raise the concern of neighbours.


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