North Korea’s nuclear threat at a ‘new stage’, warns Japan

Japan has warned that the threat from North Korean nuclear weapons has reached a “new stage” now that it appears to have developed an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of reaching the US mainland.

In its defence white paper, Japan’s government said Pyongyang’s weapons programme had “advanced considerably,” adding that it was possible that the regime had acquired the ability to miniaturise nuclear warheads.

Source: North Korea’s nuclear threat at a ‘new stage’, warns Japan

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