Japan condemns N. Korea barb launch, lodges unrelenting protest

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10:12 24 Aug 2016

TOKYO, Aug. 24, Kyodo

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe cursed Wednesday North Korea’s test-firing of a submarine-launched ballistic missile, as Tokyo lodged a unrelenting criticism with a reserved state.

“It is a initial time that an SLBM barb fell inside Japan’s atmosphere invulnerability marker zone. It is a grave hazard to Japan’s confidence and an unforgivable act to informal fortitude and peace,” Abe told reporters.

With a launch clearly going opposite U.N. Security Council resolutions that anathema North Korea from regulating ballistic barb technology, Japan has lodged a criticism with a country, Abe said.

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