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Korean ICBM CAN Reach ‘Entire US’, Says Japan

The latest missile launched fell into Japanese waters and flew around 6,000km, according to South Korean and Japanese estimates, but has the capacity to go much further – approx. 15,000km – which “could cover the entire mainland United States,” the Japanese Defense Minister said. The US scrambled to “all necessary …

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North Korea outlines position on talks with US

Kim Jong-un says Pyongyang has “nothing to talk about with enemies” The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) does not see any point in engaging in talks with the US and South Korea, the country’s leader, Kim Jong-un, has said. In a report released by the North Korean state news …

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Japan PM agrees defence deal with Thailand

The leaders of Japan and Thailand announced a new defense agreement on Monday as well as plans to upgrade their economic relations, as Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida wrapped up the last leg of a three-nation tour of Southeast Asia. The agreement would facilitate the transfer of defense hardware and …

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Japan, Philippines seek pact to further defense cooperation

Japan and the Philippines agreed Saturday to start talks toward a possible defense agreement that would allow closer cooperation between their militaries amid regional tensions with China and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Japanese Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi and Defense Minister Nobuo Kishi and their Philippine counterparts, Teodoro Locsin and Delfin …

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