Kishida, Yoon condemn N.Korea’s missile tests

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Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, right, and South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida agreed during a phone call on Thursday that a clear message should be sent to North Korea that its provocation would face consequences, South Korea’s presidential office said.

The leaders strongly condemned North Korea’s recent missile tests as acts of serious provocation and said reckless provocation must be stopped, it said.