Japan condemns North Korea’s latest missile launches

The Yomiuri Shimbun
Prime Minister Fumio Kishida arrives at his office in Tokyo on Wednesday morning.

The government lodged a protest with Pyongyang via the Japanese Embassy in Beijing on Wednesday following North Korea’s latest missile launches.

“[North Korea] is repeatedly conducting missile launches at an unprecedentedly high frequency. It is absolutely unacceptable,” Prime Minister Fumio Kishida told reporters on Wednesday morning.

The prime minister held a National Security Council (NSC) meeting with members of his Cabinet later in the day.