February 23, 2020

Japan to strengthen missile defense capabilities against North Korea: Abe
In first policy speech since re-election, Japanese PM says Tokyo will put "further pressure" on DPRK
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday pledged to strengthen the country's missile-defense capabilities against Pyongyang's nuclear and missile threats, in a speech to the Diet.“Today, it's not an exaggeration to say that the security environment surrounding Japan is the worst in the postwar era,” Abe said, in his first major policy speech since his Liberal Democratic Party (LDP)