North Korea may have launched missile toward Sea of Japan: Kyodo
TOKYO (AFP) May 01, 2005
The US military informed Japan Sunday that North Korea may have launched a short-range missile toward the Sea of Japan, Kyodo News agency said, citing government sources.
Japan's government was trying to confirm the information, the sources said. The report said the launch could have taken place earlier Sunday.
North Korea's military ambitions are of particular concern to Japan as the communist state fired a missile over the nation into the Pacific in 1998.All rights reserved. © 2005 Agence France-Presse. Sections of the information displayed on this page (dispatches, photographs, logos) are protected by intellectual property rights owned by Agence France-Presse. As a consequence, you may not copy, reproduce, modify, transmit, publish, display or in any way commercially exploit any of the content of this section without the prior written consent of Agence France-Presse.