• Kyodo

  • SHARE

Defense Minister Naoki Tanaka said Monday he may order the Self-Defense Forces to shoot down the North Korean rocket purportedly carrying a satellite next month if it passes over Japan.

Tanaka said this in a Diet session, referring to actions the SDF may take in the event the rocket passes through Japanese airspace.

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.

SUBSCRIBE NOW