Japan slams latest North Korean missile launch as “totally impermissible”

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Japan has accused North Korea of threatening regional and international peace after the country’s latest missile launch on Saturday. It was the fourth such test in a week. According to South Korean and Japanese estimates, the North Korean missiles flew about 350-400 kilometres (220-250 miles) at a maximum altitude of 30-50 kilometres (20-30 miles) before they landed in the waters between the Korean Peninsula and Japan. Japanese Vice Defence Minister, Toshiro Ino, said the action was “absolutely impermissible”. He added that since the beginning of the year North Korea has repeatedly launched mi…

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