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Japan strongly protests North Korea firing of ballistic missile - Suga
May 13, 2017 / 9:56 PM / 6 months ago

Japan strongly protests North Korea firing of ballistic missile - Suga

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said on Sunday that North Korea’s firing of a ballistic missile was a violation of U.N. resolutions and that Japan strongly protested the action.

Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga attends a Thomson Reuters Newsmaker event in Tokyo, Japan August 30, 2016. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe repeated the protest in comments to reporters.

South Korea’s military said earlier that North Korean had fired an unidentified projectile from a region near its west coast.

reporting by Linda Sieg; Editing by Marguerita Choy

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