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N. Korea Fires Missile Over Japan
« on: August 28, 2017, 11:55:36 PM »
North Korea Fires ‘Unidentified Ballistic Missile’ Through Japanese Airspace, South Korean Official Says

..."North Korea fired an unidentified ballistic missile on Tuesday morning at around 5.57 a.m. (4:57 p.m. ET Monday) from Sunan area of Pyongyang City eastward towards Japan and passed through the air space of Japan," a South Korean military official told NBC News...

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe told reporters that the act was a "significant threat."

"This reckless act of firing a missile over our nation is an unprecedented, serious and significant threat, one that seriously diminishes the peace and safety of the region, and as a result we have lodged a firm protest against North Korea," he said, public broadcaster NHK reported.

Abe added that he had requested an emergency meeting of the United Nations Security Council...