The foreign Minister of Japan called for more pressure on North Korea

© AP Photo / Michael Hoppah the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Japan, Fumio Kishida. Archival photoThe foreign Minister of Japan called for more pressure on North Korea© AP Photo / Michael Sohn

Pressure on North Korea, which on Sunday carried out another missile launch, need to be further strengthened, said the Minister of foreign Affairs of Japan Fumio Kishida.

«After the may 14 start again today, was held the launch of a ballistic missile. The provocative actions of North Korea pose a threat to a new level, is unacceptable and a provocation against our country, the region and the world community. These provocative actions of the DPRK once again lead to the idea that it is necessary to further increase the pressure on this country. In cooperation with the United States and South Korea to seek cooperation to China, you need to think of further pressure on North Korea,» said Kishida.

Earlier, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said the intention to raise the issue at the G7 summit next week.

North Korea conducted a launch of a ballistic missile on Sunday from the West coast of Pukchon the province’s toll. According to estimates by the South Korean military, rocket was not an Intercontinental and flew 500 kilometers. She fell in the sea of Japan 350 km off the East coast of the Korean Peninsula, outside of the exclusive economic zone of Japan and not to the detriment of sea and air vessels in the area. Japan said the DPRK’s strong protest.

To urgently convene a meeting of the security Council, Prime Minister Abe instructed all ministries to collect and analyze information in a timely manner to bring it to the population and to ensure the safety of ships and aircraft and be ready for any unforeseen situations.

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