July 06, 2022

Japan promises ‘firm action’ following N.Korea’s nuke test

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Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Friday during a parliamentary meeting that Japan will take "undaunted but firm action" against the nuclear test by North Korea. Abe reportedly added that its own "North Korea policy is under consideration."

Minister of Foreign Affairs Fumio Kishida told the reporters that Japan would "consider its own North Korea policy," aside from U.N. Security Council actions.