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Press Occasion on North Korea’s Missile Launch (First Occasion on August 29)

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Photograph of the Prime Minister holding the press occasion

Photograph of the Prime Minister holding the press occasion

  • Photograph of the Prime Minister holding the press occasion

[Provisional Translation]

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a press occasion at the Prime Minister's Office.

In regard to North Korea's missile launch, the Prime Minister said,

“It appears that North Korea launched a ballistic missile towards Japan and that it flew over Japan. We will immediately gather and analyze information. In addition, we will take all possible measures to fully protect the lives of the Japanese people.”

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