16 May 2017

News Story: Japan, US, S. Korea to cooperate following N. Korean missile launch

Defense Minister Tomomi Inada had a telephone conversation with her South Korean counterpart on the morning of May 15, where they agreed that Japan, the United States and South Korea will work closely together following North Korea's ballistic missile launch the previous day.

Inada affirmed with South Korean Defense Minister Han Min-goo that Japan and South Korea will work in close cooperation with each other and with the United States over the matter.

Furthermore, on May 15, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's special adviser Katsuyuki Kawai left for the U.S. in order to engage in talks with officials including those connected to U.S. Congress.

Read the full story at The Mainichi